Launch of 4G Technology in El Salvador
Friday, January 10, 2014
The launch of Digicel service is part of an investment plan in which $45 million has been invested to modernize the technological infrastructure.
In the first year of execution of the the 2013-2015...
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...
Concession of Frequency for 40 MHz Under Public Consultation
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
After suspending it for a second time, the Superintendency of El Salvador is consulting with operators over the tender for the radio spectrum for mobile telephony.
Luis Mendez, chief of the General Superintendency of...
A New Telecom in El Salvador?
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The auction of 40 MHz of mobile spectrum has launched a discussion on whether to add new operators to the market in order to avoid dominant players.
According to Giovanni Berti, CEO of Proesa, companies...
Objections to Spectrum Auction in El Salvador
Friday, October 18, 2013
The Superintendency of Competition believes that auctioning 40 MHz creates disadvantages for new entrants who want to enter the mobile phone market.
From a press release by the Superintendence of...
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...
Behind the Sale of Telefonica's Assets
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
According to the president of the Spanish multinational, the sale of $500 million worth of its assets in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Panama will serve to "enhance" the company in the region.
Cesar Alierta, chairman of Telefónica, said the sale,...
The Cell Phone Market in El Salvador
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
A survey entitled Hogares 2012 has revealed that 90.53% of Salvadoran households have a cell phone, spending at least $10.53 a month on mobile phone communication.
This percentage is 2.08% higher than in 2011 when it...
Competitiveness in the Remittance Business
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
New firms are expected to entry in the remittance industry with new technologies, especially for mobile phones.
According to Luis Felipe Rodriguez, vice president and...