Technology and 4G mobile Data Consumption
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Costa Rica is the regional leader in 4G data consumption through mobile devices and 4G networks.
America Movil (Claro) and Telefonica (Movistar) agree...
Shopping Done Using Cell Phones
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Devices connected to the internet will revolutionize consumption not only in terms of the way things are bought but also in the interaction between consumers and retailers.
From an article by the Costa Rican Foreign Trade...
Nicaragua's Telecommunications Market
Friday, November 8, 2013
From 2009 to date, the local market has grown by 37% to around $700 and $800 million per year, distributed between Claro, Movistar and Yota.
Currently there are 287,618 landlines, 4.8 million cell...
Central American Fiber Optic Network
Monday, November 26, 2012
Along with the Central American Electrical transmission lines also being installed are thirty-six fiber optic cables, adding internet connectivity via underground lines.
The new network will allow prices to drop because of...
Is Your Company on the Internet?
Monday, October 8, 2012
At the Transcyberiano congress held in Costa Rica, one of the conclusions was that the success of new businesses depends on their Internet presence.
An article in Elfinancierocr.com reports that "the web...
Local Retail Vs Global Retail
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
There are more and more facilities to shop online, or to travel in order to go shopping, with clear advantages for the consumer, accentuating a trend that local retailers must address.
Contributing to this tendency to seek out more and...
How is Fresh Produce Inspected in the U.S.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
On 16 August the United States Department of Agriculture will conduct a free webinar entitled "Basics of Fresh Produce Inspection."
The trade announcement by the Costa Rica Trade Promotion...
Online Shopping Exemption Ceases
Friday, June 22, 2012
In Nicaragua orders below $500 were exempt from customs duties, which was being used by companies to import for commercial purposes.
An article in Laprensa.com.ni reports that the...
How to Lower the Cost of Broadband in Latin America
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Regarding for fixed broadband, there are only 10 lines per 100 people in the region, and as for mobile broadband, the average penetration is 15 lines per 100 people.
A statement from the Inter-American Development Bank...
Collective Buying is Here to Stay
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Offers made via digital media include discounts of up to 90% for a limited time period with a minimum number of buyers being stipulated in order for the sale to be confirmed.
Ten companies have been offering these services in...