Opportunities to Invest in Internet
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Imbalances in the penetration of ICT services have created a significant gap allowing to continue to increase investment and the volume of resources allocated to broadband and the sector in general.
From the Executive Summary of a report by the CAF...
Radio Spectrum Tender Being Prepared
Monday, September 1, 2014
The Ministry of Telecommunications has announced that a tender for allocating frequencies will take place in early 2015 and plans to add a new operator to the process.
Officials added that the tender documents will be ready...
El Salvador: Television Frequency Concession Canceled
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The concession which moved channel 37 to channel 11 has been revoked, after businesses from the sector complained that the award was illegal and went against free competition.
The Superintendency of Electricity and...
Panama: IT Company Purchased for $36 million
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Cable & Wireless Panama’s acquires local company Sonitel, a provider also in El Salvador, Peru, and Nicaragua B2B markets.
Cable & Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC), through its...
Costa Rica: Problems With Cell Towers
Monday, August 25, 2014
Businesses have denounced the arbitrariness with which municipalities are establishing rates and conditions for granting permits for setting up telecommunication towers.
The Chamber of Information and Communication Technology...
Panama: Tender For System For Identification Cards
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Preparations are being made to launch a tender in December to select a company to develop a new identification system for Panamanians, estimated at between $7 million and $12 million.
The Electoral Tribunal (Tribunal Electoral or TE) is...
El Salvador: Radio Spectrum Unused
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The telecommunications sector is asking for spectrum auctions to be resumed in order to meet the growing demand for voice and data services.
After the Supreme Court suspended the auction process as...
Nicaragua: New License for Russian Operator Yota
Friday, August 8, 2014
A 10 year license has been awarded to the Russian-owned company to allow them to venture into the market of data transmission services.
The Nicaraguan newspaper La Gaceta published "...Awarded...
Science, Technology and Innovation in Costa Rica
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The budget for the country's investment in technology and research is four times less than what is invested in developed countries.
A presentation has been made of the first report on the...