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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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:

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.

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.

The use of Information Technology in the Region

April 2014

Panama is the only country in the region which has improved considerably in the use of information technology in the last year.

Investments in the field of information technology have resulted in more and better use of these IT services in Panama, which has improved its overall position in the use of technology, according to the Information Technology 2014 report, prepared by the World Economic Forum World.

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