Global Village Telecom
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|Type||Public (BM&F Bovespa: GVTT3)|
|Key people||Amos Genish, CEO|
|Revenue||▲R$ 2.1 billion (2008)|
|Operating income||▲R$ 502.7 million (2008)|
Global Village Telecom (GVT) (BM&F Bovespa: GVTT3) is a Brazilian telecomunications company that offers advanced services on fixed phone, broadband for both consumer and business and VoIP. GVT has been on the market since 2000, offering services with a promise of quality and value to the consumer.
Present in 14 states and Distrito Federal, as well on major Brazilian cities: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, (on both only in corporate market). Following a plan of constant expansion since February 2007 when it opened capital on the São Paulo stock exchange, showing the biggest increase in the telecommunications sector in income, margin and subscriptions. Entered Belo Horizonte market in 2007, and now entering in Contagem and Betim (MG), Salvador (BA) in 2008 and Vitória, Vila Velha, Serra (ES), Recife (PE) in 2009. With a total of 81 cities served. Are parts of the GVT group the ISP POP and the Voice over IP exclusive provider, Vono.
The French company Vivendi bought a 58% stake in the company in 2009.
Products and services
Mais Minutos, Economix Flex, Unique: Are plans for voice ranging from a monthly-fixed minutes plan to unlimited time.
Smart MAXX, POWER GVT: broadband service offering speeds from 1Mbps up to 100Mbit using mixed network tecnologies (ADSL 2+, VDSL, VDSL2 and FTTH). Their Internet service is considered one of the most reliable and fastest in Brazil.
Vono is a VOIP company, that allows the consumer to have a local phone number in more than 200 cities and can be used with a special phone or through software. The advantage of the service is that calls between "Vono" cities are tarifed as local.
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- (Portuguese) - official website
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