Costa Rica: Radio Spectrum Tender re launched
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The tender scheduled for the second half of the year includes a block of 40 MHz from the 1800 MHz band and a 30 MHz from the bands 1900/2100 MHz
After being canceled in late April by the Chinchilla...
Costa Rica: Tender for Radio Spectrum Halted
Monday, April 28, 2014
The second tender planned for this year which would have allowed the entry of a fourth company into the phone market will not be completed.
According to the executive power, who took the decision...
Costa Rica: Deregulation of Cell Phone Rates
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Regulation of mobile telephony tariffs is preventing the development of efficient services and competition between operators.
Removing the tariff regulations on cellular services and...
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...