Claro Logo – Claro is the largest telephone company in the Americas. It is part of the Mexican group América Móvil which is one of the 4 largest telcos in the world, with more than 200 million customers. Claro operates in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. Soon will come in Colombia and Ecuador. Claro in Spanish and Portuguese means clear and comes from the Latin clarus.
In Brazil was launched in 2003, by merging operator ATL (America Movil) of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo, BCP, which served the metropolitan area of São Paulo, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Ceara, Paraiba, Piaui and Rio Grande do Norte, Americel, which operated in Acre, Tocantins, Rondônia, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Tess Celular in some areas of São Paulo and Claro Digital (which operated in Rio Grande do Sul).
Claro was born in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, March 25, 2008 by renaming the brand CTI Móvil. In the larger cities of these three nations provided communication via UMTS and HSDPA. In Chile, arrived on August 6th 2006, after the acquisition of Smartcom PCS. Provides a service of GSM / GPRS / EDGE, and from December 2007 UMTS / HSDPA.