Profile: America Movil SAB de CV (AMX)
7 Dec 2016
America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. (America Movil), incorporated on October 13, 2000, is a holding company. The Company provides telecommunications services in approximately 30 countries. Its telecommunications services include mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless and fixed data services, Internet access and pay television, sales of equipment, accessories and computers, as well as other related services. The Company's segments include Mexico Wireless, Mexico Fixed, Brazil, Colombia, Southern Cone, Andean Region, Central America, the Caribbean, the United States and Europe. The Company's Mexico Wireless segment includes the operations of its subsidiary, Radiomovil Dipsa, S.A. de C.V. (Telcel). The Mexico Fixed segment includes the operations of its subsidiary, Telefonos de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (Telmex). The Brazil segment consist of operations of its subsidiaries, including Claro S.A. (Claro Brasil), Americel S.A. (Americel), Embratel Tvsat Telecomunicacoes S.A. (Claro TV) and Star One S.A. (Star One). The Colombia segment includes operations of the Company's subsidiaries, Comunicacion Celular S.A. (Comcel) and Telmex Colombia S.A. (Telmex Colombia). The Southern Cone segment includes Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Southern Cone segment consists of operations of its subsidiaries, including AMX Argentina S.A. (AMX Argentina), Telmex Argentina S.A. (Telmex Argentina), Claro Chile S.A. (Claro Chile), Claro Comunicaciones S.A. (Claro Comunicaciones), Claro Servicios Empresariales S.A. (Claro Servicios Empresariales), AMX Paraguay S.A. AMX Paraguay), AM Wireless Uruguay S.A. (AM Wireless Uruguay), Telstar S.A. and Flimay (Flimay). The Andean Region segment includes Ecuador and Peru.
The Company's Andean Region segment includes operations of its subsidiaries, Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones S.A. (Conecel), Ecuador Telecom S.A. (Ecuador Telecom) and America Movil Peru S.A.C. (Claro Peru). The Central America segment includes Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The Central America segment includes operations of its subsidiaries, Compania de Telecomunicaciones de El Salvador (CTE), S.A. de C.V. (CTE), CTE Telecom Personal, S.A. de C.V. (CTE Telecom Personal), Telecomunicaciones de Guatemala S.A. (Telgua), Empresa Nicaraguense de Telecomunicaciones S.A. (Enitel), Servicios de Comunicaciones de Honduras, S.A. de C.V. (Sercom Honduras), Claro CR Telecomunicaciones S.A. (Claro Costa Rica) and Claro Panama S.A. (Claro Panama). The Caribbean segment includes the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The Caribbean segment includes operations of its subsidiaries, Compania Dominicana de Telefonos S.A. (Codetel) and Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico, Inc. (Telpri). The United States segment operates through its subsidiary, TracFone Wireless, Inc. (TracFone). The Europe segment includes Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia. The Europe segment operates through its subsidiary, Telekom Austria AG (Telekom Austria). The Company operates in all of its geographic segments under the Claro brand, except in Mexico, the United States and Europe.
The Company's wireless operations include voice services, and data and value-added services. Its wireless subsidiaries provide voice communication services across the countries in which they operate. The Company offers international roaming services to its wireless subscribers through a network of cellular service providers. Its subsidiaries offer these services through international roaming agreements with the cellular service providers, providing global system for mobile communication (GSM), long-term evolution (LTE) and third generation (3G) roaming services. Its wireless voice services are offered under various pricing plans. The plans are either postpaid, where the customer is billed monthly for the previous month, or prepaid, where the customer pays in advance for a specified volume of use over a specified period. The plans offered by the Company to its retail customers also include selective discounts and promotions.
The Company offers data communications services in its pricing plans together with wireless voice services. As part of its wireless data business, the Company's subsidiaries offer value-added services that include Internet access, messaging, and other wireless entertainment and corporate services through GSM/enhanced data rates for GSM evolution (EDGE), 3G and fourth generation (4G) LTE networks. Internet services include roaming capability and wireless Internet connectivity for feature phones, smartphones, tablets and laptops, including data transmission, e-mail services, instant messaging, content streaming and applications. In Mexico, the Company's Website, Claroideas, under Telcel, offers a range of services and content, such as video, music, games and other applications, which subscribers can access from mobile devices. In addition, the Company offers other wireless services, including wireless security services, mobile payment solutions, machine-to-machine services, mobile banking, virtual private network (VPN) services, video calls and Personal Communications Service (PCS).
The Company's fixed operations include voice services, data services, broadband services and information technology (IT) solutions. Its fixed voice services include local, domestic and international long-distance public telephony, which are offered under various plans for its residential and corporate clients. It offers data services, including data centers, data administration and hosting services to its residential and corporate clients under various plans. It provides residential broadband access through hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) or fiber-optic cable. These services are bundled with voice services. It also offers products, such as home networking and smart home services. Its subsidiaries offer various IT solutions for small businesses and large corporations. It also provides specific solutions to the industrial, financial, government and tourism sectors, among others.
The Company offers pay television services through cable and satellite television subscriptions to both retail and corporate customers under various plans. The Company offers satellite pay television services through direct-to-home (DTH) technology through its ClaroTV brand and cable television through its Net Servicos brand. It offers these services through individual subscription plans, as well as in bundled packages of services, along with broadband, fixed voice and wireless services. It is engaged in the sale handsets, accessories and other equipment. Its other services include businesses, such as telephone directories, call center services, wireless security services and a publishing company. Its over-the-top (OTT) services include video, audio and other media content that is delivered through the Internet from the content provider to the viewer or end user. The Company offers ClaroVideo, which provides Internet streaming videos. The Company at times offers bundled packages of ClaroVideo with pay television services.
The Company competes with AT&T, Telefonica, Axtel, Quickly Phone, Telecomunicaciones 360, Virgin Mobile, Teligentia, Lycamobile, Coppel Movil, Maz Tiempo, Ekofon, Grupo Televisa, Axtel, Megacable, Cablecom Mexico, Cablemas, Maxcom , Telecable, Totalplay, TVI, Telefonica Brasil, TIM Celular, Oi, Algar Telecom, Sercomtel, Nextel, Sky Brasil, Telefonica Colombia, Colombia Movil, Virgin Mobile Colombia, Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota, UNE Telecomunicaciones, Empresas Municipales de Cali, DirecTV Colombia, Telecom Argentina, Nextel Argentina, Entel, WOM, Millicom, ANTEL, Virgin Mobile Chile, Personal, VTR GlobalCom, Tigo Paraguay, Telecentro Argentina, TelsurDirecTV Latin America, COPACO, DirecTV Chile, Entel Peru, CNT, Grupo TV Cable, DirecTV, Digicel, Hondutel, ICE, Cabletica, Cable & Wireless, Cable Color, Sky, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Altice, Tricom, PR Wireless, Viva Dominicana, Liberty Cablevision, WorldNet, Aster, Wind, DirecTV Puerto Rico, Dish Network, Hutchison Drei, Mobile TeleSystems, CJSC, Bulgarian Telecommunications Company, Telenor, Hrvatski Telekom, Tele2, Telekom Srbija, Telekom Slovenije, Telemach, UPC Austria, Bulsatcom and Telekabel.
America Movil SAB de CV
Lago Zurich 245
Colonia Granada Ampliacion
MEXICO, D.F. 11529
Company Web Links
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