Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a leading multiservice company in the pay-television and broadband Internet industries in Brazil. Currently, we are the largest cable operator in Brazil and Latin America, based upon the number of subscribers and homes passed. As of December 31, 2012, we had 5.4 million pay-television connected subscribers in 131 locations within Brazil, including São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the two largest Brazilian cities. We are the leading provider of high-speed cable modem Internet access in Brazil through our NET Vírtua service, which had 5.5 million subscribers as of December 31, 2012. We also provide fixed line telephony through our NET Fone Via Embratel service, which had approximately 5.0 million subscribers as of December 31, 2012. As of December 31, 2012, our advanced network of coaxial and fiber-optic cable covered over 99,000 kilometers and passed approximately 16.9 million homes. ... More ...