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...
Litigation in Costa Rica Over 4G LTE Frequency
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Telefónica has filed a lawsuit so that the state telecom company refrains from using the 2.6 GHz band to operate its 4G LTE network.
The lawsuit by the company that operates under the...
AT&T Comes to Latin America
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
In agreement with America Movil, AT&T will operate in 15 countries including all of Central America.
Expectations are that AT&T will today announce that it...
Costa Rica: Telecommunications Statistics 2010-2012
Thursday, September 5, 2013
The opening of the telecommunications market enabled a recovery of the sector especially in mobile phones, whose penetration reaches 116%.
From a statement by the Superintendency of...
ICE Loses 11% of Cell Phone Market
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
In late 2011 when outside operators came into the country, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute had 90% of the mobile market but a year later this dropped to 79%.
The information comes from the Telecommunications...