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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile...

Costa Rica’s ICE Accelerates LTE Rollout

Costa Rica's State power and telecommunications company, the The Instituto Costarricence de Electricidad (ICE), announced an acceleration of...

Costa Rica Mobile Subscribers Up 10.5% To 8.3 Million in 2016

  Q COSTA RICA - Mobile telephony subscribers in Costa Rica rose 10.5% to 8.33 million in 2016, an...

iPhone 8’s purported design leaked in new images

  Q TECH (BGR) Looking for fresh iPhone 8 leaks? Good, because we just happen to have more pictures...

Smartphone addiction’ seems to only be getting stronger

QTECH - When was the last time you were in a restaurant or at the mall and everyone...

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus Now In Costa Rica

Q TECH - Released in March 2017, the Motorola Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus (a month later),...

Samsung Galasy S8 Available In Costa Rica

Q TECH - The Samsung Galaxy S8 Android smartphone has arrived in Costa Rica and is available at...

What’s Behind Phantom Cellphone Buzzes?

RICO’S JOURNAL – If this has never happened to you, you know that feeling your cellular phone is...

Costa Rica’s Mobile Telehone Operators Have One Minute To Answer Customer Service Calls

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's mobile operators have six months to improve their customer service department response...

Nokia Returns Life To The 3310

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Dumb phones are cheaper, sturdier and have longer-lasting batteries. And they are making a...

Is Apple Working On A Foldable iPhone?

iphone 8 conceptApple’s iPhone 8 won’t be the first smartphone out there to feature a curved display, but...

The Best Mobile Phone You Can Buy

(From The Verge) It’s been a wild year in the smartphone world, we’ve seen everything from modular phones,...

Competition in Telecommunications Is Being Put to Public Consult

(QCOSTARICA) If the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Superintendency of Telecommunications -  proposal is approved, starting in December...

End Of An Era: BlackBerry Will No Longer Make Its Own Phones

QTECH (CNN) It's the end of an era for BlackBerry. The Canadian multinational, famous for making cellphones with...

Kolbi launches social network-focused plans

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's state-owned operator ICE has launched a series of new prepay plans under its mobile brand...

More People Prefer To Change Their Smartphone Less Often

(QTECH) When was the last time you updated, that is got a new smartphone? Me, I got a...

Costa Ricans Talk Less On The Mobile Phones, But Use More Data

QCOSTARICA - Mobile (cellular) phone users in Costa Rica talked less by phone but almost doubled data consumption...

Costa Rica Enables Stolen Phones Online Check (UPDATED)

QTECH - You just found a great deal on that smartphone you've had your heart on. What a...

Xiaomi Smartphones Now Available in Costa Rica

QTECH - Looking for a new smartphone and on a budget? Xiaomi may be your choice, with its...

Costa Rica’s Mobile Telephony Penetration Reaches 156%

QCOSTARICA - In the past decade, Costa Rica has seen an increase in the mobile telephony penetration rate,...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

QTECH - The Nokia brand is set to return to mobile phones, two years after the Finnish company...

Movistar Costa Rica Now Serving Its Customers Via Whatsapp

QCOSTARICA - Movistar has become the first mobile operator in Costa Rica to offer assistance through the popular...

Nokia Will Be Making A Comeback In 2016?

QTECH - Nokia, which dominated the market until the launch of the iPhone in 2007, wants to make...

‘Nos Importa Costa Rica’ Campaign Aims To Combat Cellular Phone Theft

QCOSTARICA | Costa Rica's mobile operators Claro, ICE (Kolbi) and Telefonica (Movistar), together with the country’s telecoms regulator...

Consumers Hold On To Their Cellular Phones For Longer

Q24N - For the first time the same proportion of phone owners have SIM-only deals as use pay...

Things To Know About The New iPhone

QCOSTARICA TECH - It's that time of year again when Apple unveils its latest phone. This will be...

ICE Upgrades Kolbi Customers To 4G For Free

(qCOSTARICA) On Wednesday, the state-owned telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), announced that customers may experiences internet...

Costa Rica’s Telecom Market Maturing

(QCOSTARICA) The country's telecommunications market has begun a process of maturing after five years of ending the monopoly...

Say Goodbye To Roaming

(QCOSTARICA) Claro was the first, then followed by Movistar, to remove the mobile telephony barriers in Central America,...

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Now Available in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TECH - The Samsung Galaxy Flat S6 and S6 Samsung Galaxy Edge, the two versions of one...

Claro Eliminates Roaming Charges in Central America

Claro postpaid (monthly billed) customers can now use their cell phones throughout Central America, making calls, surfing the...

Tired Of Pushing Buttons? Turn The Rotary

Feeling nostalgic? Or just tired of pushing buttons? Turn the rotary such as the classic telephones from the...

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You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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