Wireless Telecommunication Services
Company Overview of Claro S.A.
Claro S.A. engages in the implementation, operation, and provision of mobile telecommunications services in Brazil. It also explores, purchases, sells, leases, and operates concessions for the use infrastructure and equipment, as well as imports and exports equipment, devices, and accessories. In addition, the company provides mobile telephone subscription and prepaid services; Internet-related services; added-value and additional personal mobile telecommunications; and multimedia communication services, as well as sells mobile handsets and tablet PCs. It offers its products and services to individuals and corporations through its stores and Website. The company was founded in 1982 and is he...
Rua Flórida, 1970
São Paulo, SP
Founded in 1982
Key Executives for Claro S.A.
Chief Sales and Retail Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Claro S.A. Key Developments
Claro Brasil Expands 4G LTE Footprint in Marlia in Sao Paulo State
Jun 25 15
Claro Brasil has activated a 4G LTE network in the city of Marlia in Sao Paulo state. This is the 97th locality in Claro's geographic area to receive the carrier's 4G LTE network and the 31st in Sao Paulo state alone. The technology is available to clients of any plans and modalities prepaid, postpaid or control. Customers in the city will also be able to join Claro's Internet Turbinada, which offers free access to WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.
Claro Brasil Expands National 4G LTE Coverage to 93 Municipalities
Oct 13 14
Claro Brasil has expanded its national 4G LTE coverage to 93 municipalities, just five fewer than that of market leader Vivo. Claro activated the first 4G network in the Rio de Janeiro state city of Petropolis. The locality also became the third in the area that uses area code 24 and the seventh in the state to receive Claro's 4G.
Vodafone Looking To Buy One Of Brazil's Top 3 Carriers
Aug 18 14
Vodafone Group Public Limited Company (LSE:VOD) is said to be considering acquiring one of Brazil's top three mobile carriers, Brazilian paper O Estado de S. Paulo reported. The top three operators are Telefonica's Vivo Participacoes S.A., America Movil's Claro S.A. or Telecom Italia'sTim Brasil Serviços e Participações S.A., which each hold over 20% of the local market. The most likely candidate for a buyout is TIM Brasil, which has been the subject of rumors of a sale by Telecom Italia for several months. According to the reports, Vodafone is not interested in participating in Brazil's mobile telephony sector through the acquisition of 4G licenses in the upcoming 700MHz auction, as expected by the government, but instead through the acquisition of companies.
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