SOURCE AT&T Inc.
Enhancements to Interconnections Increase Connectivity, Local Depth and Options for Multinational Companies Operating in the Region
DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multinational companies operating in Latin America now have expanded reach and local depth in the region, the U.S. and globally thanks to enhanced network connections between AT&T* and America Movil.
This is a major milestone in the alliance between AT&T and the America Movil group of companies --which include Telmex, Embratel and Claro, amongst others-- to deliver global advanced enterprise solutions to multinational companies. Building on the existing capabilities and interconnections for the U.S., Mexico and Brazil, the new enhancements will allow broader regional coverage with deeper in-country reach:
Additionally, interconnection to the AT&T global backbone network enables America Movil MPLS-based services to reach 163 countries over 3,800 service nodes and 38 on-net data centers across the globe.
"AT&T's goal is to provide delivery of a consistent global experience for our customers who continue to expand internationally, and especially in Latin America," said Roman Pacewicz, AT&T Business Solutions senior vice president of marketing and global strategy. "The long-standing relationship with the America Movil group of companies is a key pillar of our global strategy. The enhanced regional interconnection will allow us to provide deeper in-country reach in the entire region to match our client's expanding presence in Latin America."
"We are pleased to offer our mutual multinational clients the combination of AT&T's footprint with the infrastructure of our operating companies, from Telmex to Embratel and Claro," said Isidoro Ambe Attar, Corporate Executive Vice President at Telmex. "Enhanced global access and sound combination of core competencies and product portfolios will be essential for our clients to improve their productivity and efficiency through advanced solutions."
AT&T offers enhanced VPN services and solutions to multinational companies doing business in or with operations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. The IP-based AT&T Global Network allows the delivery of services, such as unified communications, and managed security, among others, around the world with consistent global standards of quality, reliability and security.
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America Movil is the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America. As of June 30, 2013, it had 262 million wireless subscribers and 67 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas. America Movil has operations in 18 countries in the Americas, more than 30 million fixed lines, 18 million fixed broadband accesses and more than 17 million television subscribers. America Movil has more than 2.3 million data circuits across the region and its submarine cable has capacity of more than 90 terabytes.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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About America Movil
America Movil is the leading provider of telecommunication services in Latin America. As of June 30, 2013, it had approximately 262 million wireless subscribers and approximately 67 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas.
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