0
Wireless

Claro to remove roaming fees in Pacific Alliance

Tuesday 8 November 2016 | 12:08 CET | News
America Movil plans to remove international roaming fees for subscribers to its Claro brand in countries throughout the Pacific Alliance trading bloc of Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, reports business daily El Economista. The plans were revealed by Carlos Slim, the honorary president of America Movil, at a Pacific Alliance summit in Mexico City, with the company planning to eliminate the charges starting as early as December. Slim said the aim was to "contribute to the integration of the Pacific Alliance through technology" and "stimulate more activity."

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro
Countries: Latin America
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Chile and Peru to hold talks on eliminating roaming

Published 25 May 2018 11:25 CET | Chile
Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel announced that the country's telecommunications undersecretary Pamela Gidi will meet ...

LatAm countries commit to roaming-free continent by 2022

Published 21 Mar 2018 11:55 CET | Latin America
Delegates from 19 countries in North, South and Central America and the Caribbean have jointly committed to removing roaming fees ...

Bolivia's ATT and ITU want free roaming throughout Andean community

Published 19 Oct 2017 14:53 CET | Bolivia
Bolivia's telecommunications regulation authority ATT and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have issued a ...

Chile, Argentina agree to scrap roaming fees

Published 10 Oct 2017 11:52 CET | Argentina
Chile's undersecretary of telecommunications Rodrigo Ramirez Pino has announced that his government finally reached a deal with ...

Chile, Argentina aiming to eliminate roaming fees by 2020

Published 29 Sep 2017 10:47 CET | Argentina
Chile and Argentina have pledged to end international roaming charges between the two countries at the fifth and final round of ...

Claro Chile activates LTE-A service in Valparaiso

Published 06 Dec 2016 14:41 CET | Chile
Chilean operator Claro (America Movil) has officially launched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) services in the central Valparaiso region, ...

Claro, Ericsson sign Colombia support systems deal

Published 29 Nov 2016 09:46 CET | Colombia
Ericsson has announced a contract to upgrade the operations and business support systems (OSS and BSS) of Claro Colombia. Under ...

Claro Peru removes roaming charges throughout LatAm

Published 17 Nov 2016 15:29 CET | Peru
Claro Peru has announced that its customers will be able to 'roam like home' and pay local rates for voice and data services in ...

Claro Puerto Rico expands 'roam like home' to 19 countries

Published 18 Oct 2016 14:53 CET | Puerto Rico
Claro Puerto Rico (America Movil) has announced that its customers can now roam like home in a total of 19 countries worldwide, ...

Claro Argentina to offer 'roam like home' throughout America

Published 18 Oct 2016 08:56 CET | Argentina
Claro Argentina has announced the launch of a 'roam like home' offer allowing customers to pay local rates for voice and data ...

Claro Puerto Rico, Etecsa sign Cuba roaming deal

Published 13 Sep 2016 11:25 CET | Cuba
Claro Puerto Rico (America Movil) has signed a roaming agreement with Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa to ...

Slim launches educational app, to donate smartphones

Published 17 Jun 2016 15:26 CET | Mexico
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, honorary president of America Movil, has announced plans to create a secondary market for used ...

Claro launches cheaper roaming in Central America

Published 22 Jun 2014 17:18 CET | Central America
Claro has launched a corporate service that offers international calls at local rates within Central America, reports Prensa ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan Uniti Group Q4
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan FCC meeting
28 Jan SK Hynix Q4
28 Jan Charter Communications Q4
28 Jan Telia Lithuania Q4 2021
28 Jan Telia Company Q4 2021
31 Jan KPN Q4 2021
31 Jan Cirrus Logic Q3
31 Jan NXP Semiconductors Q4 2021
31 Jan NEC fiscal Q3
31 Jan Harmonic Q4
::: More Calendar Items