Industry: Wireless Communications
Full Time Employees: 5,896
Vivo Participacoes S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides cellular telecommunications services using both digital and analog technologies under ?Vivo? brand name in Brazil. Its network primarily provides both CDMA digital and AMPS analog services. The company offers voice and ancillary services, including voicemail and voicemail notification, call forwarding, three-way calling, caller identification, short messaging, limitation on the number of used minutes, and cellular chat room, as well as data service, such as wireless application protocol (WAP) service through which its clients could access WAP sites and portals. It also provides direct access to the Internet through either PCMCIA cards designed to connect compatible personal digital assistants and laptops, or cellular phones by cable connection that offers to corporate subscribers secure access to their Intranet and office resources. In addition, the company offers Multimedia Message Service, MExE, which enable the handset to download applications and execute them at the mobile. Further, it provides roaming services through agreements with local cellular service providers throughout Brazil and other countries, as well as sells cellular handsets and accessories through its own stores and dealers. The company, formerly Telesp Celular Participacoes S.A., is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Vivo Participacoes S.A. is a subsidiary of Brasilcel N.V.