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Embratel

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Type  Brand of Claro S.A.
Number of employees  12,000
Founded  16 September 1965
Revenue  9 billion USD (2013)
Industry  Telecommunications
Founder  Telebrás
Headquarters  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Embratel
Key people  José Formoso Martínez, (Chairman)
Products  Fixed & Mobile telecommunications Internet services Cable television
Profit  US$ 180.0 million (2013)
CEO  José Formoso Martínez (29 Jan 2008–)
Parent organizations  Claro Americas, América Móvil, Telmex
Subsidiaries  NET, Star One, Vésper Holding São Paulo S.A.
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Embratel is a major Brazilian telecommunications company headquartered in Rio de Janeiro. The company was the long distance arm of Telebras until it was bought by the U.S. company MCI Communications for 2.65 billion reais during the 1965 break-up of Telebras. However, MCI Communications went bankrupt in 2003. Since 2003, it is owned by América Móvil, the Mexican telecommunications giant.

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Embratel is a major player in both voice and data communication in Brazil. The company owns a fully digitized microwave communications and fiber optic networks as well as five domestic communication satellites. The company is a member of the Intelsat and Inmarsat organizations and it owns four fiber optics submarine cable systems - Unisur, Americas II, Atlantis-2 and Columbus III.

Embratel's stock was traded on BM&F Bovespa.

Embratel ceo comments on ict feedback of io 2016


In Heraldry

Some of the company's equipment is represented on the coat of arms of Tanguá, Brazil.[1]

Via Embratel subscription TV service

In 2008, Embratel launched its pay TV service. It was named Via Embratel and operates in Ku Band on satellite Star One C2. The service is currently branded Claro hdtv.

References

Embratel Wikipedia


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