Largest America Mobile, the seventh richest industrialist on the planet, Carlos Slim, has its influence in Central America to buy Telefonica in Guatemala and El Salvador for US $ 648 million. According to the information that was distributed internationally to Exchange Stock Mexico (BMV), its company received 100% of the shares of Telefónica Móviles Guatemala (US $ 333 million) and 99.3% of Telefónica Móviles El Salvador (US $ 315 million).
"AMX is to embed its position as one of the leading providers of telecommunications services in Central America and its positioning in both countries to continue to provide services integrated communication and is set to provide new generation services, including 5G, "says market.
With this work, the telecommunications company, known as Claro in Peru, has succeeded. a barrier of 280 million users in the 21 countries in which it works, making it the most expensive 347 brand on the planet. of US $ 5.937 million according to Brand Finance.
"Claro has been considered among the 500 best features of thanks to his increased income rate with the royal rate and more than twenty countries in which he works, who is a representative strong of Latin America, "said David High, global leader of the Brand Finance Company.
With its feature, its & # 39; Mexican celebrations also expand its market share in Guatemala and it is appears as a direct company of Millicom, owner of Tigo. According to Superintendency of Telecommunication (SIT), Claro has 46.84% of customers compared to Tigo's 53.16%, which would mean 303,200 additional users.
In El Salvador's case, América Móvil is seeking more progress in the & # 39; marketplace, with 9.3 million mobile users and 6.4 million people according to the data from the Siget, which would increase users in 3.5 million users taking part in the country of 38 %.
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During the third quarter of last year, América Móvil totaled a total profit of $ 18,631 million Mexican pesos (US $ 993.1 million). This meant a growth of 7.7% over the same period in 2017. According to its & # 39; The expansion was due to the increase in supporters in the postpaid plans, including Brazil (472,000), Mexico (184,000) and Colombia (100,000), which increased to 7.6%.
Daily The Republic (Colombia)
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