Honduras Auctions 4G Spectrum
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The National Telecommunications Commission announced that in the next few days it will publish details of the public international contest.
Ricardo Cardona, president of the Honduran National...
Ruling Against Municipalities Over Cell Towers
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Costa Rica's Administrative Court has ruled against several municipalities for excessive restrictions on installing mobile communication towers.
The companies Alta Vista Towers S. A., Costa Pacífico...
Hondutel Must Find Partner
Friday, July 19, 2013
The Honduran president Porfirio Lobo has disbanded the intervention commission which tried to save the state communications company using a self rescue plan.
The president of Honduras was emphatic in dismissing...
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,...
Costa Rica: Results of Telecommunications Opening
Monday, July 1, 2013
Five years after the fall of the monopoly, there are more companies, more users and a greater array of services on offer, with growth of 45% in the sector's contribution to GDP.
According to data reported by telecommunications...
Competition Encourages Technological Advancement
Monday, June 24, 2013
The implementation of a LTE network by the state telecom company in Costa Rica will stimulate the market, benefiting consumers.
In one month, the Instituto Costarricense de...
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...
The Cell Phone Market in Panama
Monday, June 10, 2013
In 2012, telecommunications companies had annual revenues of $939.2 million, of which $572.9 million correspond to the cell phone market.
Prensa.com reports that "until the end of last year...
Number Portability Act in Honduras
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The country was the only one in Central America which had no law on the subject.
Telephone companies have until next September 30 to do...
4G Frequencies Under Consideration in Costa Rica
Friday, May 24, 2013
The Government is considering a possible tender for a new radio frequency block that would provide fourth-generation mobile services.
Alejandro Cruz, Minister of Science, Technology and...