Definitions for "Embratel"
Embratel - Empresa Brasileira de Telecomunicações S.A. (Portuguese for "Brazilian Telecommunications Company") is a second major Brazilian telecommunications company headquartered in Rio de Janeiro. The company was the long distance arm of Telebras until it was bought by the U.S. company MCI Communications for 2.65 billion reais during the 1998 break-up of Telebras.