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Ecuador's mobile operators join GSMA 'We Care' initiative

Wednesday 27 September 2017 | 09:49 CET | News
The GSMA announced that Ecuador's mobile industry has joined its "We Care" campaign in Latin America to set up local actions that will help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Operators Claro (America Movil), CNT and Movistar (Telefonica) signed the GSMA Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, pledging to work together on a coordinated awareness campaign via social networks, digital media and websites to help create a culture of prevention in vulnerable areas and reinforce good practices during emergencies.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Claro / CNT / GSMA / Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Ecuador
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