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 Saturday, 29 January 2011
Teléfonos de Mexico and Aguascalientes State Government, through the DIF, signed this week a cooperation agreement for the adjustment of 44 public telephone of the company, in order that those can be used by people with mobility disabilities.

The agreement was signed in the Auditorium of Medical Services of the DIF, where have been present the Governor of the State of Aguascalientes (Mr. Carlos Lozano de la Torre), President of the DIF Aguascalientes (Prof. Blanca Lozano Rivera Rio), General Director of the DIF (Dra. Gabriela Ibeth Navarro Díaz de León), Dr. Eduardo Lenin Ruelas Olvera (Director of Medical Services of the DIF), Mr. Miguel Macias Viveros (Director of Teléfonos de México), and Mr. Raul Dominguez Cerón, (Chief Operating Officer of Telmex Foundation).

The 44 phones whose dimensions were modified to meet the needs of disabled people, are distributed in ten counties of the State, which will bring better communication services for people from Aguascalientes, that represents a significant advance in the use of public telecommunications services.

In her speech, the President of the DIF, Prof. Blanca Lozano Rivera Rio said: "I am very happy because we could accomplished with these dreams and these goals that we have set, but this would not be possible if we did not find this support, the Foundation Telmex. Our sincere thanks for their managers, in us you will always find faithful allies, faithful partners and friends, thanks for helping to bring joy to these families".

In his message, the Divisional Director of Telmex (Mr. Macias Viveros) said: "Telmex has been recognized for nine consecutive years (2002-2010) with the Socially Responsible Company Badge, awarded by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi). Therefore, our company has joined immediately to the attention of the authorities' request of the State of Aguascalientes in the support of people with mobility disabilities or small people".

The county distribution of the 44 phones is as follows. In Aguascalientes 23, Asientos 1, Calvillo 6, Cosio 1, El Llano 1, Jesus Maria 5, Pabellón de Arteaga 2, Rincón de Romos 2, San Francisco de los Romo 2 and San José de Gracia 1.

(Source: Telmex – México)
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