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Costa Rica fixed broadband lines up 10% to just under 1 mln

Published 22 Jul 2021 12:10 CET | Costa Rica

Total fixed broadband accesses climbed to 992,725 at the end of December 2020, up 9.7 percent from the year-earlier total of 904,734, according to a report from the country's ...

Costa Rica to begin recovery of 5G frequencies granted to ICE

Published 29 Jun 2021 11:00 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry (Micitt) said it has begun a process to recover 5G frequencies previously granted to state-owned operator ICE ...

Watchdog approves Liberty Latin LatAm acquisition of Movistar Costa Rica

Published 01 Jun 2021 13:44 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has officially approved the acquisition by Cabletica (Liberty Latin America) of 100 percent of Telefonica's mobile ...

Costa Rica restarts DTT migration process

Published 17 May 2021 12:02 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry has confirmed that the country's DTT migration process has restarted following delays caused by the Covid-19 ...

Costa Rica's Telecable adds Tigo Sports channel

Published 06 Apr 2021 13:53 CET | Costa Rica

Telecable has become the latest Costa Rican operator to add pay-TV channel Tigo Sports to its offer after reaching a deal with Millicom. The agreement also includes the TD+ ...

Costa Rica to connect over 4,500 schools in USD 350 mln rollout

Published 18 Mar 2021 12:09 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has announced that a total of 4,514 schools and public colleges will be connected to the internet under the ...

Over half of Costa Rican internet subs accessing 10 Mbps-plus speeds

Published 19 Feb 2021 11:14 CET | Costa Rica

The number of Costa Rican internet subscribers accessing connections at speeds of more than 10 Mbps rose to 54 percent at the end of June 2020, up from just 9 percent two ...

Court dismisses Millicom attempt to block Telefonica Costa Rica claim

Published 14 Jan 2021 12:10 CET | Costa Rica

A New York court has dismissed a request by Millicom to block legal proceedings initiated by Telefonica over the sale of the latter's mobile telecommunications assets in ...

Costa Rica's ICE to connect 14 indigenous territories by end of 2022

Published 07 Jan 2021 10:53 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) said the delayed projects to bring internet and telephony services to 14 indigenous territories for the first time ...

Intel to invest USD 350 mln in Costa Rica chip production

Published 14 Dec 2020 12:10 CET | Costa Rica

Intel has announced plans to invest a total of USD 350 million over the next 3 years to start microprocessor assembly and test operations in Costa Rica, a key part of chip ...

Costa Rica consults on 5G spectrum tender

Published 01 Dec 2020 12:07 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has launched a public consultation to ascertain industry views on a future tender of 5G-compatible frequencies, reports El ...

Costa Rica mobile lines flat at 8.5 mln, mobile broadband subs fall 8%

Published 19 Nov 2020 12:05 CET | Costa Rica

Total mobile subscriptions in Costa Rica came to 8.5 million at the end of 2019, essentially flat year on year, although mobile broadband lines fell 8.4 percent to 4.6 ...

Costa Rica's public Wi-Fi using Alepo cloud software

Published 11 Nov 2020 13:54 CET | Costa Rica

US provider of revenue management and digital enablement software Alepo has announced a contract to help a consortium led by PC Central revamp its public Wi-Fi offering in ...

FUTV channel added to Sky's Costa Rica satellite portfolio

Published 28 Aug 2020 12:03 CET | Costa Rica

The new FUTV pay-TV channel dedicated exclusively to Costa Rican football has been added to the portfolio of Sky (Televisa and AT&T) in the country, reports Nextv News. FUTV ...

Costa Rica's Coopelesca and Super Cable add Tigo Sports channel

Published 27 Aug 2020 11:22 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican operators Coopelesca and Super Cable have reached a deal to add Millicom's pay-TV channel Tigo Sports to their offer, reports local daily La Republica. ...

Costa Rica's Kolbi extends 4G network to 194 new sites

Published 25 Aug 2020 10:54 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica operator Kolbi (ICE group) has announced the expansion of its 4G coverage to 194 sites in 28 cantons outside the San Jose metropolitan area. The technology has ...

Claro activates Costa Rica fibre service

Published 21 Aug 2020 11:04 CET | Costa Rica

America Movil's Cost Rica unit, operating under the Claro brand, has announced the launch of fibre-optic services in the country at speeds of up to 500Mbps, reports La ...

Liberty Latin America acquires Telefonica's Costa Rica unit for EUR 425 mln

Published 30 Jul 2020 10:17 CET | Costa Rica

Telefonica has announced an agreement to sell its mobile telecommunications assets in Costa Rica to Liberty Latin America for a total of USD 500 million (EUR 425 million), a ...

Costa Rica activates 380 free public Wi-Fi sites

Published 28 Jul 2020 14:37 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel announced that its 'Connected Public Spaces' initiative launched in 2017 to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to digital divide areas ...

Costa Rica delays analogue switch-off until mid-2021

Published 21 Jul 2020 11:41 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's government has decided to postpone plans to switch off the country's analogue signal by 12 months due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with the deadline now set ...

Telefonica reactivates sale of Costa Rica subsidiary - report

Published 01 Jul 2020 15:00 CET | Costa Rica

Telefonica has relaunched the process to find a buyer for its mobile telecommunications assets in Costa Rica a couple of months after Millicom pulled out of a deal to acquire ...

Tigo Costa Rica takes legal steps against FUTV for blocking football access

Published 27 May 2020 12:30 CET | Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica (Millicom) has taken legal action against the newly-launched FUTV pay-TV channel for denying it access to the matches of seven local clubs, reports La ...

Millicom withdraws from USD 570 mln acquisition of Telefonica Costa Rica

Published 04 May 2020 08:29 CET | Costa Rica, Latin America

Millicom confirmed it has pulled out of a USD 570 million agreement to acquire Telefonica's mobile telecommunications assets in Costa Rica, paving the way for possible legal ...

Telefonica to sue Millicom over aborted Costa Rica purchase

Published 30 Apr 2020 09:01 CET | Costa Rica

Telefonica is set to take legal action against Millicom in US courts over the aborted sale of its subsidiary in Costa Rica, reports El Pais, citing a submission to market ...

Costa Rica's ICE signs contract to connect indigenous territories

Published 03 Apr 2020 14:53 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has announced the official signing of a contract with state-owned operator ICE to implement two digital divide ...

 




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