|Vodafone and America Movil sign roaming agreement|
Posted: 15-Nov-2005 [Source: Vodafone]
[Vodafone extends its international roaming footprint into Latin America.]
Vodafone today announces it has signed a ground-breaking, group wide Co-operation Agreement with America Movil, the leading mobile operator in the Latin American region, covering 53 countries across the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. Under the terms of the agreement America Movil and Vodafone will deliver international roaming services to customers, together with dual-branded market communications.
As part of the agreement, the companies will also seek to extend their co-operation to offer harmonized customer service to their Multinational Corporate clients.
The mutually beneficial partnership will provide Vodafone, its subsidiaries, affiliates and Partner Network customers' with seamless access to Vodafone's international mobile services whilst travelling in Latin America. Similarly, America Movil customers will enjoy the benefits of Vodafone's roaming services across its extensive global footprint. Initial services available will include Voice and GPRS Roaming services, Preferred Roaming and Virtual Home Environment. In a second stage, Prepaid Roaming and Prepaid Roaming Top-Up services will be made available.
"Our strategic partnership with America Movil significantly increases our roaming footprint, for the first time enabling our customers to access their favourite Vodafone services whilst travelling in Latin America", said Arun Sarin, Chief Executive at Vodafone. "It is our intention to work together to introduce enhanced offerings to our Multinational customers and where possible to work on joint product development opportunities."
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