A mobile brand owned by America Movil, Claro is the largest telecommunications network in Brazil and throughout the Americas. Founded in 2003, Claro's network coverage extends to more than 2000 cities in Brazil, including the popular cities Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, and Curitiba - all known popular tourist and business destinations.
Claro's owner, America Movil, is one of the largest wireless network operators in the world serving a total of 200 million subscribers located across Chile, Uruguay, El Salvador, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Peru, Uruguay, Guatemala, Panama, and Brazil, where the mobile brand Claro was first introduced.
Since its inception, Claro expanded its services toward Bahia, Sergipe, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, and Parana. To date, Claro provides GSM, GPRS, and EDGE coverage operating under GSM 900/1800MHz. From 2007 to 2008, Claro deployed its first 3G infrastructures in selected areas, which include, among many others, Amazonas, Para, Minas Gerais, Bahia, and Sergipe.
Besides Claro's postpaid services, the service provider's prepaid cellular voice and data plans are a popular option among the general Brazilian population. With no lengthy contracts, no monthly bills, and no unnecessary one-time charges, Claro's prepaid packages appeal to those who prefer to enjoy the cellular network's nationwide coverage on pay-as-you-go plans.
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Claro Prepaid Calling Plans
With Claro's prepaid airtime plans, subscribers now enjoy more affordable rates depending on their specific mobile calling patterns. One may dial *525, send "Voz" to 767 through SMS, or visit Claro's website to subscribe to Claro's prepaid mobile calling options. The following prepaid tariffs represent most states in Brazil. For area-specific usage rates, Claro customers may visit claroideias.com.br.
Pacote De Minutos Para Fixo (Claro to fixed-line calling)
Claro's Pacote de Minutos Para Fixo prepaid voice package entitles prepaid subscribers cheaper calling rates to fixed lines. One may choose the 30-min package worth (Brazilian Real) R$6.90 or the 60-min option for only R$11.90.
Pacote de Minutos para Outras Operadoras (Claro-Other Networks)
Claro prepaid subscribers who frequently make calls to other networks may now enjoy more affordable airtime rates with this prepaid plan. Subscribers may choose between the 10-min package (R$6.90) or the 20-min package (R$11.90).
Pacote de Minutos para DDD com 21 (Long Distance Package via the 21 code)
Using Embratel's 21 long-distance code, Claro provides long-distance packages to its prepaid customers with the 10-min (R$6.90) or the 20-min (R$11.90) option. Subscribers who dial Claro mobile numbers with different area codes are encouraged to take advantage of this calling service.
Pacote de Minutos para Fim de Semana (Weekend Calling)
On-net mobile calling during weekends now becomes more affordable with this Claro prepaid calling plan. Subscribers may enjoy 100 minutes of weekend airtime worth only R$6.90. Claro to Claro calling is applicable nationwide except in Sao Paulo. Weekend starts at 12 a.m. on Saturday and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday.
Pacote de Minutos para DDD com 21 - Outras Operadoras (Long-Distance Calling to Other Operators)
Claro prepaid also offers long-distance calling to other mobile network operators using Embratel 21. For only R$11.90, one enjoys 10-minutes of long-distance calls to other networks located throughout Brazil.
All of Claro's prepaid mobile calling packages are valid for 30 days or until the allocated minutes are consumed. One may dial *545# to check the available prepaid account balance.
Claro SMS Package
Frequent SMS users may subscribe to Claro's text messaging packages of 20 SMS (R$3.90), 40 SMS (R$6.90), or 80 SMS (R$11.90). Although the SMS packages are valid for 30-days, subscribers may purchase a new bundle once the allotted text messages are utilized. To subscribe, one may call *525, send "PACOTE" to 767, or visit Claro's website.
Claro Internet Package
Mobile internet users may subscribe to Claro's internet package. Starting at R$6.90, one enjoys 150MB of data for 15 days. For a higher package, the 300MB option is available for R$11.90, with a validity period of 30 days.
Claro Prepaid Refills
Because Claro's coverage extends to almost all areas in Brazil, access to Claro prepaid refill top-ups is easy for many prepaid subscribers. One may purchase Claro prepaid wireless top-ups from Claro stores and retail shops located nationwide. Claro prepaid mobile airtime load may also be purchased from Babblebug.com using credit cards, debit cards, or PayPal. Once purchased, the prepaid refill will be converted to Brazil's equivalent currency.
Claro's customer service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. One may dial 0800-036-0707 or visit claroideias.com.br to obtain more information about the mobile network's latest products and services.
The Claro logo and the Claro product images are registered trademarks of Claro.