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Telespazio Argentina awarded USD 20 mln Costa Rica contract

Published 23 Mar 2020 11:34 CET | Costa Rica

The Argentinian subsidiary of Italy's Telespazio, a provider of digital TV platforms and satellite transmission, has secured a contract to provide a satellite-based urban and ...

FUTV channel added to Claro Costa Rica satellite portfolio

Published 18 Mar 2020 14:23 CET | Costa Rica

The newly-launched FUTV pay-TV channel dedicated exclusively to Costa Rican football has been added to the portfolio of Claro TV in the country, reports local daily La ...

Costa Rica meets 3 of 4 digital divide targets

Published 06 Feb 2020 11:12 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications watchdog Sutel announced that meet three of the four targets to be carried out with resources from the National Telecommunications Fund ...

Costa Rica pay-TV football channel FUTV to launch next month

Published 29 Jan 2020 11:31 CET | Costa Rica

A new pay-TV channel dedicated exclusively to Costa Rican football will launch on 29 February, sigalling the end of top-tier matches on free-to-air TV, reports La Republica. ...

Costa Rica tops 300 free public Wi-Fi sites

Published 20 Jan 2020 13:59 CET | Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica's ICE awarded USD 48 mln digital divide contracts

Published 04 Nov 2019 12:00 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has awarded contracts for two digital divide projects in the country's Atlantic and southern regions to state-owned ...

Costa Rica's ICE to begin 5G tests next month

Published 30 Oct 2019 14:23 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's state-owned operator ICE will begin testing 5G mobile services in November, reports La Republica, citing Suzeth Rodriguez, CTO at ICE subsidiary RACSA. The pilot ...

Sutel clears Millicom's acquisition of Telefonica Costa Rica

Published 03 Sep 2019 11:37 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican telecommunications regulator Sutel has cleared Millicom's acquisition of Telefonica's mobile telecommunications assets in Costa Rica around 6 months after the ...

ICE adds fixed-mobile benefits for Kolbi customers

Published 21 Aug 2019 11:21 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica operator ICE has started offering customers who combine fixed and mobile services on the same account extra benefits. Residential customers need to add the mobile ...

Costa Rica mobile lines down 4% to below 8.5 mln

Published 01 Aug 2019 13:55 CET | Costa Rica

Total mobile subscriptions in Costa Rica came to 8.49 million at the end of 2018, down around 4 percent year on year due above all to the maturity of a market with a 170 ...

Costa Rica postpones tax on OTT providers

Published 17 Jun 2019 11:27 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica has postponed the imminent imposition of value added tax on over-the-top (OTT) providers, reports NexTV News, citing the country's deputy finance minister Nogui ...

Wind River expands Costa Rica presence with new San Jose office

Published 30 May 2019 09:37 CET | Costa Rica

IoT software maker Wind River has announced the expansion of its global presence with operations and an established site in Costa Rica. The company's new San Jose office will ...

Costa Rica helping low-income homes migrate to DTT

Published 29 May 2019 10:57 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's government has launched a new plan to help low-income families migrate to DTT, reports NextvLatAm. The Costa Rican Social Assistance Mixed Institute (IMAS) will ...

Tigo Costa Rica adds Amazon Prime to video offer with new promo

Published 21 May 2019 15:24 CET | Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica has followed other Millicom subsidiaries and launched an Amazon Prime Video promotion open to its broadband customers. The offer gives Tigo customers free ...

Costa Rica's ICE to assume control of Cable Vision in September

Published 08 May 2019 15:47 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's state-owned operator ICE will assume full control of Cable Vision on 01 September 2019, nearly 6 years after acquiring 100 percent of the cable operator. The ...

Costa Rica activates first free Wi-Fi sites in digital divide areas

Published 05 Apr 2019 12:12 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has announced the activation of the first 23 sites in its 'Connected Public Spaces' initiative to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to ...

Costa Rican court upholds annulment of CRC 2.16 bln ICE fine

Published 20 Mar 2019 11:23 CET | Costa Rica

The contentious-administrative and civil chamber of Costa Rica's treasury cassation court has definitively annulled a fine of CRC 2.16 billion (around USD 3.5 million) ...

Costa Rica's Racsa to phase out Fullmovil MVNO in April

Published 05 Mar 2019 11:54 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica operator Racsa, a subsidiary of state-owned ICE, will phase out its Fullmovil MVNO over the next month to concentrate on its corporate business, reports El ...

Millicom acquires Telefonica's Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua units for USD 1.65 bln

Published 21 Feb 2019 08:56 CET | Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama

Millicom has announced an agreement to acquire Telefonica's mobile telecommunications assets in Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua for a total of USD 1.65 billion in cash. The ...

Digerati acquires Costa Rican ISP Itellum

Published 23 Jan 2019 11:17 CET | Costa Rica

Business-oriented cloud services specialist Digerati Technologies has announced an agreement to acquire a minority ownership stake in Costa Rican telecommunications operator ...

Costa Rica's Telecable cleared to buy Cable Costa

Published 17 Jan 2019 13:54 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has approved the takeover by cable TV and broadband operator Telecable of regional operator Cable Costa for an undisclosed ...

Telecable to bring Wi-Fi to 170 sites in Costa Rica

Published 09 Jan 2019 15:40 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican operator Telecable confirmed that it will be bringing Wi-Fi connectivity to 170 sites throughout the country under the government's 'Connected Public Spaces' ...

Telefonica Costa Rica offices raided in USD 2 mln tax probe

Published 09 Jan 2019 11:56 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's public prosecutor office announced that it raided the offices of Telefonica and three other companies in the country as part of an investigation into the alleged ...

Costa Rica MVNO Tuyo Movil to discontinue service

Published 09 Jan 2019 11:23 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican MVNO Tuyo Movil, owned by Televisora de Costa Rica (Teletica), will be ceasing activities on 15 January, reports local daily La Republica. The operator's customer ...

Costa Rica utilities ink deal to use Itron IoT platform

Published 26 Nov 2018 15:04 CET | Costa Rica

US smart services technology specialist Itron has signed a contract to provide its OpenWay Riva IoT platform to Costa Rican electricity cooperative Conelectricas. Under the ...