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Global Village Telecom

Company nameGVT (Holding) S.A.
Company typePrivate
HeadquartersCuritiba, Brazil
Key peopleAmos Genish, CEO
Revenue(+) US$ 1.4 Billion (2010)
Net income(+)US$ 224.0 Million (2010)

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: For the former manufacturer of fax-modems, see Global Village (telecommunications).

Global Village Telecom (GVT) 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 17 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 112 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, and raised its participation to 99.17% the following year.

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