Claro: Claro Colombia is a Colombian telecommunications operator, owned by Mexican group América Móvil. Claro is the largest provider of mobile phone services in the country – as of December 2011, 28,818,791 of Colombia’s 46,200,421 mobile phone subscribers (62.38%) were with Claro’s predecessor, Comcel. The company was formed on June 26, 2012 from the merger of Comcel, previously Colombia’s largest mobile phone operator, and the smaller Telmex, also owned by América Móvil. The unified company’s name was changed to Claro in keeping with its other operations in Latin America. GSM-850 (GPRS, EDGE),850 MHz UMTS, SDPA, HSPA+,2600 MHz LTE.
Movistar: Movistar is the major Spanish mobile phone operator owned by Telefónica S.A. operating in Spain and in many Latin American countries. It is the largest carrier in Spain with 22 million customers (cellphone services only) and 41.58% of market share.2 Its principal competitor in Latin America is América Móvil. It offers GSM 900/1800 MHz (Spain) 850/1900 MHz (America) (2G), UMTS900/2100 MHz (Spain) 850/900/1900/2100 MHz (America) (3G) HSDPA (3.5G) and LTE 2600 MHz (Spain) 1700/2600 MHz (America) (4G) services.The Movistar name has been in use in Spain since the launch of GSM services in 1995. The name became effective worldwide on April 5, 2005 after Telefónica Móviles purchased the BellSouth mobile operations branch in South America.GSM-850 (GPRS, EDGE),850 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+,1700 MHz LTE.
Tigo: Colombia Móvil S.A., marketed under tigo trademark (formerly OLA), is the third largest mobile phone company in Colombia. It is headquartered in Bogotá, D.C. GSM-1900 (GPRS, EDGE),1900 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+,1700 MHz LTE.
Avantel: Avantel was a telecommunications company based in Mexico City.Avantel was founded in October 1994 by Mexican investors partnered with Banamex and MCI (acquired by Verizon Communications) after the deregulation of the communications industry in Mexico. Avantel initiated operations in August 1996 and Francisco Gil Díaz became CEO in 1997, position he kept in 2000 to join the cabinet of Vicente Fox, president of Mexico as his Secretary of Finance.Initially a long distance phone company, Avantel has increased it services to provide internet services becoming the first company of its kind in Mexico that built a network exclusively for Internet traffic. The company also offers Voice over IP for residential customers and toll free numbers, voice and data networks for business customers.On December 4, 2006 Axtel announced the closing of its acquisition of Avantel. The purchase of Avantel consolidates Axtel as the second integrated telecoms company in Mexico.iDEN
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Virgin Mobile: Virgin Mobile is a wireless communications brand used by eight independent brand-licensees worldwide. Virgin Mobile branded wireless communications services are currently available in Australia, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Chile, France, Saudi Arabia, Poland, South Africa, México, and the United States. Virgin Mobile branded services were formerly offered in Singapore, India and Qatar.Each Virgin Mobile branded entity acts independently from the others, thus the handsets, service plans and network radio interfaces vary from country to country. In a given country, the Virgin Mobile wireless entity is typically a partnership between Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and an existing mobile network operator or mobile virtual network operator. GSM-850 (GPRS, EDGE),850 MHz UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+.