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Our history begins in 1997

A-tel Communications was born as a pioneer telecommunications company, allowing customers to purchase land lines in Guatemalan territory, mostly in rural areas.

In 2007 A-tel launched mobile unlimited telephone business from USA to Guatemala, connecting people, almost all of them located in Guatemalan rural areas.

Due to the unique line of business in the market, the service is still highly valued by our users and we are currently servicing thousands of customers.

Due to the high demand of service, the contact center area is expanded so we could offer technical support, marketing agents and customer service, additionally a CRM was integrated internally, transforming A-tel into a first class Call Center.


San Marcos

San Marcos is bordered on the northeast by the department of Huehuetenango, on the east by the department of Quetzaltenango, to the south by the department of Retalhuleu and by the Pacific Ocean, and on the west by the Mexican state of Chiapas.

The northern portion of the department is mountainous, being crossed by the Sierra Madre de Chiapas mountain range. The two highest volcanoes in Central America being located within its borders, Tajumulco and Tacaná. The Tajumulco volcano is the highest peak in Central America.

The climate varies widely within the department, due to the dramatic differences in altitude.


Surronded by an incredible beauty, home of the “Quetzal”, Guatemala’s national bird and right next to Volcan Tajumulco the highest in Central America at 13,786ft, Atel’s facilities are unique and we are proud to be part of local community development.

Cataratas de la Igualdad (Waterfalls)

One of the highest waterfalls in Central America, 1 hour from Atel San Marcos.

Volcan Tajumulco

The highest in Central America at 13,786 ft.
Hike time: 5-7 hour from the base to the top.

Bird watching

Home of the “Quetzal”, Guatemala’s national bird and hundreds of unique bird species.