07 June 2018
| Alan Burkitt-Gray
América Móvil is changing the name of its US offshoot from Telmex USA to Claro Enterprise Solutions to mark an expansion into new services and solutions.
The renamed subsidiary will focus on enterprise solutions
geared to businesses of all sizes, from small companies to
large multinationals, said América Móvil, which
is controlled by Carlos Slim, one of the world’s
"Claro Enterprise Solutions plays a key role in América
Móvil’s global enterprise strategy and will
leverage the expertise of América Móvil to bring
customer-driven solutions and services to existing and new
markets," said América Móvil CEO Daniel Hajj, who
is Slim’s son-in-law.
Claro is the brand that América Móvil uses for
its networks across Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil
The company said that the expansion will increase
Claro’s global footprint and reflect
América Móvil’s broad commitment to
drive innovations and bring them to market through integrated
communication and information technology services.
According to its existing website, Telmex USA has been
relatively inactive. It launched a unified communications
service in May 2016 and an international Carrier Ethernet
service in September 2016, but has made no announcements since
Former AT&T executive Jorge Rodríguez will transfer
from his role as CEO of Telmex USA to CEO of Claro Enterprise
Solutions. He said: "We are very excited about the enhanced
customer experience that Claro Enterprise Solutions brings to
the telecommunications and technology marketplace."
He added that customers would "benefit from a seamless and
robust integration of América
Móvil’s global network, operations and
service delivery across the Americas and Europe".
The company is based in Miramar, Florida, close to Miami