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...
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...
Phones are Prepaid in Guatemala
Monday, November 25, 2013
95% of the 21 million handsets registered as operational in July 2013 are prepaid.
The data was released by the 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...
Nicaragua's Telecommunications Market
Friday, November 8, 2013
From 2009 to date, the local market has grown by 37% to around $700 and $800 million per year, distributed between Claro, Movistar and Yota.
Currently there are 287,618 landlines, 4.8 million cell...
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...
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...