Costa Rica News – Costa Rica’s three major telecommunications operators are working together on a project to speed up the internet connection available on mobile phones and on fixed broadband as well.
The project started back in 2012 and is expected to be finalized before the end of this year.
They are setting up a fiber optic network which allows 20,000 connections with a range of 30 to 100 Mbps in the metropolitan area.
A second network is a fiber and copper mix that goes nationwide offering 85,000 connections with a speed of 10 to 30 Mbps.
The prices have not yet been revealed, nor has the cost of the project which is being financed by BCR.
The range for mobile plans will be increased throughout all of the country. They will get internet access in more areas and at speeds of up to 5 Mbps.
This will include 3rd and 4th generation plans on all three main providers, being Kölbi, Claro and Movistar.