América Móvil

América Móvil

company_name = América Móvil, SAB de CV
company_type = Public (NYSE|AMX, BMV|AMX, NASDAQ|AMOV )
company_slogan =
foundation = Mexico City, Mexico (2000)
location = México, DF, Mexico flagicon|Mexico
key_people = mônica kaut, chairman
Daniel Hajj Aboumrad, General Manager
Carlos José García Moreno Elizondo, CFO
num_employees = 41,000 (2007)
products = Wireless telephone
revenue = profit $28,5 billion USD (2007)
homepage = [] |

América Móvil (nyse|AMX, BMV|AMX, NASDAQ|AMOV) is the fifth largest mobile network operator and the largest corporation in Latin America, and a Fortune 500 company. It is a Mexican publicly traded wireless communications company and provides services to over 152 million wireless subscribers in the Americas, primarily in Latin America and the Caribbean as of March 2007. The company has been a venture of Carlos Slim Helú, who was the richest person in the world on 2007 according to Mexican financial wealth with an estimated fortune of US$67.8 billion. [The World's Richest People: Slim's Chance Forbes article (2007-03-26) [] ] It was ranked the number 1 Information Technology company in 2005 by the Business Week magazine [] .

The company's world headquarters are located in Mexico City, Mexico. Its Mexican subsidiary Telcel is the largest mobile operator in Mexico, commanding a market share in excess of 80 per cent. In the United States, it operates under the trademark TracFone, and claims to be the leading national pre-paid wireless service. Trademarks elsewhere include Claro in Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay and Puerto Rico; Comcel Colombia in Colombia; and Porta in Ecuador

América Móvil acquired 100 percent of Jamaican mobile operator Oceanic Digital, under the brand name MiPhone in August 2007. [] , On November 15 2005, the company signed an international pact with Vodafone to jointly deliver various international services.

América Móvil Global Wireless Customers

As of December 2007 [] ,

* México / Telcel 50.011 million
* Brazil / Claro 30.228 million
* Colombia / Comcel Colombia 22.335 million
* Argentina / Claro 12.927 million
* Paraguay flagicon|Uruguay Uruguay / Claro 9.618 million
* United States Includes Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands / TracFone Wireless 9.514 million
* Guatemala flagicon|Nicaragua Nicaragua flagicon|El Salvador El Salvador flagicon|Honduras Honduras / Central America Claro 8.157 million
* Ecuador / Porta 9.648 million
* Perú / Claro 5.455 million
* Puerto Rico flagicon|Dominican Republic Dominican Republic flagicon|Jamaica Jamaica / Caribbean Claro 3.496 million
* Chile / Claro 2.672 million

* Global Wireless Customers 153.422 million

América Móvil Wireless Technology by Country

outh America

*flagicon|Argentina CDMA (800/1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850/1900MHZ) first UMTS live by América Móvil
*flagicon|Brazil TDMA (800MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (900/1800MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850/2100MHZ)
*flagicon|Colombia TDMA (800MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Ecuador TDMA (800MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850MHZ soon 1900), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Peru GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Chile CDMA (1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Paraguay GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (1900MHZ)
*flagicon|Uruguay GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (1900MHZ)


*flagicon|Puerto Rico CDMA (800/1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Dominican Republic CDMA (800/1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)
*flagicon|Jamaica CDMA (800MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ)

Central America

*flagicon|Guatemala CDMA (1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (900/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSPA (1900MHZ) first HSPA (High-Speed_Packet_Access) live by América Móvil
*flagicon|El Salvador GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (1900MHZ)
*flagicon|Honduras GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (1900MHZ)
*flagicon|Nicaragua GSM/GPRS/EDGE (1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ)

North America

*flagicon|USA United States CDMA (800/1900MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ)
*flagicon|Mexico Mexico TDMA (800MHZ), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/1900MHZ), UMTS/HSDPA (850MHZ soon 1900)

External links

* [ América Móvil homepage]
* [ América Móvil stock quote & chart]
* [ Telcel Corporate Site]
* [ Telcel in the USA]

External links for América Móvil brands

Claro brand in South America

*flagicon|Argentina [ Claro Argentina] es
*flagicon|Brazil [ Claro Brazil] pt icon
*flagicon|Peru [ Claro Peru] es
*flagicon|Chile [ Claro Chile] es
*flagicon|Paraguay [ Claro Paraguay] es
*flagicon|Uruguay [ Claro Uruguay] es

Claro brand in the Caribbean

*flagicon|Puerto Rico [ Claro Puerto Rico] es|en
*flagicon|Dominican Republic [ Claro Dominican Republic] es
*flagicon|Jamaica [ Claro Jamaica] en

Claro brand in Central America

*flagicon|Guatemala [ Claro Guatemala] es
*flagicon|El Salvador [ Claro El Salvador] es
*flagicon|Honduras [ Claro Honduras] es
*flagicon|Nicaragua [ Claro Nicaragua] es
*flagicon|Panama [ Claro Panama] es

Other regional brands

*flagicon|USA [ TracFone United States] en|es
*flagicon|USA [ Net10 United States] en|es
*flagicon|Colombia [ Comcel Colombia] es
*flagicon|Ecuador [ Porta Ecuador] es
*flagicon|Mexico [ Telcel México] es

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