Costa Rica telecoms regulator Sutel has awarded licence to the company AyM SA for provision of public internet access trough wireless network, VOD (Video On Demand), PPV (Pay Per View), Triple play.
WEB housing/hosting and IP telephony. The measure follows the recent liberalization of the market and new telecoms legislation.
"we are proud to to announce our initial WIFI roll-out at Belen, Costa Rica. we are working constantly to increase our coverage trough the country".
Costa Rica is served by a relatively modern telecoms infrastructure and has the second highest Internet penetration for Latin America after Chile. Yet Costa Rica is the region’s least liberalized telecoms market.
Nevertheless, in the fixed-line market, Costa Rica’s teledensity is one of the highest in Latin America, well beyond what could be expected given Costa Rica’s other macroeconomic indicators.
Regionally, Costa Rica’s network is interconnected to the other five Central American countries by the terrestrial telecommunications network coordinated by the Comisión Técnica Regional de Telecomunicaciones (Comtelca). This broadband network links the region’s capital cities and the networks of Mexico, Belize and Panama.
Once competition was introduced into Costa Rica’s telecommunications market, Costa Rican telecommunications customers will enjoy lower prices, higher quality services, a wider array of service choices, and state-of-the-art technology. A more efficient telecommunications sector will improve the efficiency of numerous business endeavors, thereby boosting the whole country’s economy. An improved telecommunications infrastructure will also help attract increased levels of foreign direct investment.