Argentine telecoms operator Claro Argentina is fully controlled by Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil. Under the Claro brand, the Mexican telco offers mobile, fixed and long-distance services. The company offers 3G coverage in over 550 cities across the country. It also boasts the largest market share in the country. Claro Argentina started as a mobile telephony operator in 1994 and is based in Buenos Aires. In late-2014, the firm became the first company to be officially awarded additional 3G and 4G spectrum in Argentina.