NII Holdings is a provider of fully-integrated mobile communication services, focused on providing businesses and high value consumers in Latin America with differentiated products, excellent customer service and an expanding network footprint. Our company focuses its operations in the region’s major business centers and related transportation corridors of Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile. Our corporate headquarters are located in Reston, Virginia.
NII has become a top performing wireless company in Latin America by providing the right customers with the right products in the right places, all supported by the right service. We offer a fully-integrated wireless communications tool with digital cellular voice services, data services, wireless Internet access, Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct ConnectSM, a digital two-way radio feature.
This has proven to be a true differentiating formula for success. More and more customers choose our services because of our high value products, customer lifecycle approach, and expanding network footprint. As of December 2011, NII's year-end subscriber base is to 10.7 million. Our growing subscriber base is possible because of the exceptional quality of our people. Local management teams and staff in each market provide us with valuable insight into customer expectations and requirements, which translate into services and technologies that match — and exceed — their needs. NII employees, more than 15,000 strong, are the competitive strength and unequaled resource that led to numerous awards for the organization, both at the headquarter level and across the markets.
In 2011 and 2010, NII Holdings achieved major success when we were featured in the Fortune 500. In 2011, the company ranked 406th, up 62 positions from its ranking in 2010. Being included in this prestigious listing of leading companies reinforced the success of our growth strategy over the past ten years, as reflected in other market accolades. In 2011, the company also ranked 197th in the annual Barron’s 500 list, a ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. and Canada, as measured by sales in the latest fiscal year. In addition, Latin Business Chronicle, one of the most reputable media outlets in Latin America, ranked NII Holdings in their list of “Latin America’s Top 100 Employers” and “Latin America’s 500 Largest Companies.”
2011, NII was included in The Washington Post's "Post 200" companies, a listing of the top 200 public companies in Washington, D.C.
In 2009, NII Holdings was ranked among the 50 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Business Journal and in 2009 our CEO, Steven Dussek, was part of an exclusive group of 19 of the region’s top business leaders selected by America Economia magazine.
In addition, Nextel Argentina received the National Quality Award, Argentina's most prestigious corporate recognition, for a second time; Nextel Brazil ranked first among the "Best Places to Work" in the telecommunications sector in Brazil, according to Exame/Você magazine; Nextel Mexico was recognized by Expansion magazine as one of the "500 Most Important Companies" in the world and as a “Best Place to Work,” among others; Nextel Chile was included in the prestigious “Top 35” ranking by the Great Place to Work Institute; and Nextel Peru was recognized by the prestigious Great Place to Work Institute’s® as the best company to work in the telecommunications sector.