Costa Rica Announces 4G LTE Mobile Service
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Following a favorable resolution of the appeal by Movistar, the State operator has started marketing 4G cell phones.
The Manager of the Client Division at Instituto...
Survey on Cellular Phones in Costa Rica
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
40.3% of Costa Ricans use smartphones and 80.2% of them have connections higher than 1 Mbps.
From a statement issued by the Superintendency of...
Costa Rica: Appeal Against State Telecom Company Rejected
Monday, February 24, 2014
Movistar's appeal accusing the ICE of concentration of 2.6 Ghz spectrum and impeding it from using the 4G network until the law suit was resolved, has been rejected.
The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad may continue...
Strange Move in Costa Rica Telecom Market
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The state run company RACSA -which is experiencing serious financial difficulties- has acquired a virtual mobile phone operator that was " about to close".
The state run company Radiográfica Costarricense (ICE)...
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...
Phones in Costa Rica: 80% Are Prepaid
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
After the opening up of the telecommunications market, the number of postpaid cellular lines are down from 1.6 million in 2010 to 1.1 million as at the end of 2012.
Prepaid connections currently represent 80% of the lines...
4G LTE Network Now Operating in Costa Rica
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The new network of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad started with initial coverage in 23% of the territory, with speeds from 6 to 10 Mbps.
According to the customer manager of Instituto...
Costa Rica: Resolution to Dispute Over 4G Services
Friday, November 1, 2013
The Supreme Administrative Court has rejected a suit by Movistar to prevent the state telephone company using 2.6 GHz band to operate its 4G LTE network.
Telefónica, which operates under the Movistar brand,...
Number Portability Will Promote Competition
Thursday, October 24, 2013
With its entry into force in late November, both the regulator as well as telephone companies predict fierce competition because of attempts to retain and attract customers.
"This law promotes stronger dynamism in the market and...