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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 ...

Tech Data expands Costa Rica operations with new Escazu facility

Published 13 Nov 2018 11:13 CET | Costa Rica

Florida-based Tech Data has announced the launch of a new Customer Lifecycle Management Services location in Costa Rica. The newly-inaugurated facility in the Escazu canton ...

Costa Rica's Telecable looking to buy regional operator Cable Costa

Published 08 Nov 2018 13:40 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican cable TV and broadband operator Telecable has requested permission from the country's telecommunications regulator Sutel to acquire regional operator Cable Costa ...

Verizon secures Costa Rica business telecom licence

Published 29 Oct 2018 10:18 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has authorised Verizon to provide at least 5 telecommunications services to the local corporate sector, reports business daily ...

Liberty Latin America completes Cabletica Costa Rica buy

Published 02 Oct 2018 10:39 CET | Costa Rica

Liberty Latin America, the newly split-off unit of Liberty Global focused on Latin America and the Caribbean, has announced the completion of its takeover of Costa Rican ...

Costa Rican utility ESPH taps Landis+Gyr for smart grid upgrade

Published 18 Sep 2018 16:00 CET | Costa Rica

Landis+Gyr, a provider of smart metering and smart grid services, announced a contract to deploy an intelligent network, distribution automation and sensing devices for Costa ...

Movistar activates LTE-A service throughout Costa Rica

Published 18 Sep 2018 11:25 CET | Costa Rica

Movistar Costa Rica (Telefonica) has become the latest operator to activate an LTE-A service in the Central American country, offering download speeds of up to 50Mbps. The ...

Tigo Costa Rica cleared to buy local cable providers

Published 03 Sep 2018 16:05 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rican telecommunications regulator Sutel has cleared Tigo's acquisition of local cable communications providers Cable Television Doble R (Cable Max) and Cable Zarcero, ...

Costa Rica blocks mobile signal in jails

Published 20 Aug 2018 15:52 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica has announced an amendment to its telecommunications act to prevent prisoners from accessing a mobile signal within jails. Under the terms of the amended article ...

Costa Rica announces winners of state-backed Wi-Fi project

Published 30 Jul 2018 10:39 CET | Costa Rica

Costa Rica's telecommunications regulator Sutel has awarded contracts to bring Wi-Fi connectivity to 515 sites throughout the country to three different bidders. In a ...

Tigo Costa Rica looking to buy local cable providers

Published 25 Jul 2018 13:58 CET | Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica (Millicom) has applied for regulatory permission to acquire local cable communications providers Cable Television Doble R (Cable Max) and Cable Zarcero, ...

 




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