Latest Carlos Slim Stories

2014-05-30 16:21:04

Experience Close-up Encounters with Rarely Seen Sea Creatures at Acuario Inbursa, a Center Specializing in the Exhibition and Rehabilitation of Endangered Marine Species MEXICO CITY, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in Plaza Carso, adjacent to the entrance of the Soumaya Museum, Jumex Museum and Telcel Theatre, Acuario Inbursa will open its doors to the public on June 11th. Visitors can encounter over 5,000 marine specimens belonging to 230 different species through 48 exhibits...

2014-04-29 16:35:19

MEXICO CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 258,896 people attended this year's Telcel Aldea Digital - Infinitum, making it the world's largest and most influential digital inclusion event in history. Participants up to 97 years old were able to get online to access educational materials, skills training, and advanced technologies. According to TELMEX Director General Hector Slim Seade, more than 35,000 of the participants used a computer and email for the first time, and approximately...

2014-04-22 16:31:36

MEXICO CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this April's Telcel's Aldea Digital - Infinitum, some of the world's most influential technology leaders acknowledged Carlos Slim's expanded vision of digital inclusion. Leaders like Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy; and Yin Lou, Director of International Development at Coursera, all agreed that broadband ought to reach everyone. These visionaries explained how expanding Internet access is...

2014-03-06 08:35:39

Telcel's Infinitum Broadband Network will connect attendees to speeds of 100 Gigabytes per second - the fastest ever at an event of this kind MEXICO CITY, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mexico's Telcel and Telmex organizers announced plans to host the largest digital inclusion event in the world, Telcel's Digital Village, which will be powered by Infinitum. The event will take place in Mexico City's Zócalo from April 11 to 27, 2014, and will be free and open to the public. Telmex's...

2014-01-30 08:37:26

Collaboration focuses on learning as pathway to a better future MEXICO CITY, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carlos Slim Foundation, and Coursera, a leading open online course platform, have teamed up to expand access to education and employment opportunities throughout Latin America. This strategic partnership reflects a joint commitment to support learning in Latin America, create jobs, and increase opportunities for a better life and livelihood. Announced today in Mexico City by Carlos...

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