Costa Rica: Intel Opens Engineering Development Center

With an investment of $ 8 million, the transnational opened a Center in the Belen area.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The new Engineering Development Center (IDC), comprising of 300 engineers and technicians in systems designs, develops and tests company hardware and software.

Nacion.com reported statements of the general manager of Intel in Costa Rica, Michael Forrest, "Intel Costa Rica expects for the Center to continue growing in both number of engineers and technicians as well as complexity of tasks".

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State Investigated for Anti-Competitive Practices

October 2016

In Costa Rica an investigation has been launched against the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service Company of Heredia for anticompetitive practices in the market of digital technologies.

See: "Costa Rica: State Pays $8:, Real Value $3:"

Rule Financial to Invest in Costa Rica

September 2013

The English company has officially announced the installation of a center for information technology and software development for the financial industry.

The company did not specify the amount of the investment, but said it intends to hire 300 people.

From a press release from the Presidency of Costa Rica:

International Software Forum in El Salvador

April 2012

The aim of the event, by Proesa, is to facilitate international contacts for young Salvadoran entrepreneurs from the sector and is expected to have 100 participants.

The international export services event, focussing on software, will be held on May 24th and is being organized by the investment promotion agency Proesa.

Panama promotes universal internet access

July 2008

The new legal framework in Panam obliges telecommunications companies to provide one percent of their gross billings to the development of the national network.

This week the National Assembly gave third reading to a bill aimed ad providing universal access to information technology.

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