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Company Overview of Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A.

Company Overview

Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. provides telecommunications services. The company offers fixed-telephony long-distance, broadband, and Internet services. The company also provides dial-up access and broadband services, such as email, Web content and hosting, blogs, and photo-blogs. The company serves residential households, and small and medium enterprises. Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. has a joint venture with EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. to provide pay-TV services in Brazil. The company was formerly known as Global Village Telecom Ltda. and changed its name to Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. in February, 2007. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Curitiba, Br...

Rua Lourenço Pinto, 299

13º andar

Curitiba, PR 80010-160


Founded in 1998

5,238 Employees


55 41 3025 9900


55 41 3025 9922

Key Executives for Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A.

Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Chief Information Officer and Vice President of IT
General Counsel and Head of Human Resources
Age: 42
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. Key Developments

Telecom Italia Denies Sale Of Tim Brasil And GVT Merger

Telecom Italia S.p.A. (BIT:TIT) is not seeking the sale of Tim Brasil Serviços e Participações S.A. Marco Patuano, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia said that Tim Brasil is priority for Telecom Italia. Marco Patuano also denied the possible merger between Tim Brasil and Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A."Tim Brasil is a great company for mobile telephony. GVT is great for fixed telephony. Those are complementary businesses, but there are no negotiations to this end," he added.

GVT Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2013

GVT announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of EUR 413 million compared to EUR 429 million a year ago. EBITA was EUR 102 million compared to EUR 118 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported revenue of EUR 1,297 million compared to EUR 1,282 million a year ago. EBITA was EUR 298 million compared to EUR 341 million a year ago, due to increased depreciation expenses related to the development in pay- TV. Performance of revenue was achieved despite the slowdown in the Brazilian economy and the social protests that took place in most of the country's large cities in June. EBITDA reached EUR 531 million, a 14.0% increase at constant currency (+0.6% at actual currency) compared to the first nine months of 2012, and its EBITDA margin remained strong at 40.9%.

EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. to Form Joint Venture with Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A

EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. has entered into a joint venture with Global Village Telecom (Holding) S.A. to provide Pay-TV services in Brazil. Global Village Telecom (Holding) is a Brazil-based provider of facilities-based telecommunications and Internet services. The joint venture would be headquartered in Brazil, managed by GVT, and would benefit from GVT´s market position and IP network combined with EchoStar´s expertise in satellite and video technology and its Brazilian licenses.

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