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Thursday 20 July 2017

Google Brings Nexus 6P to Costa Rica

QCR TECH - The Nexus 6P, the first high-end smartphone of Google designed by Huawei, is available for...

Telefonica In Costa Rica Launches Movistar Play

QCOSTARICA - Telefonica in Costa Rica has launched its video streaming service,  Movistar Play for prepay, postpaid and...

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...

Cabletica Offers Up To 100 Mbps Internet In Cartago

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's cable television and internet operator, Cabletica, will deploy broadband services with speeds of up...

Costa Rican Publishes DTT Reference Model

QCOSTARICA - With the move to digital television in progress, Costa Rica's Department of Telecommunications has published a...

Costa Rica Aerospace Sector Aims To Shine Abroad

QCOSTARICA - Converting Costa Rica in a country providing services for the international aerospace industry is the goal...

India Donates Technology Centre To Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - With a donation by the government of India, Costa Rica inaugurated the Centre for Excellence in...

Cabletica Launches Wireless Pay-TV

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Cabletica started offering wireless TV through its PlusTV brand, in addition to the service...

Telecable Plans To Bring Fibre Optics To Entire Country

  QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's Telecable Economico has announced the deployment of a hybrid fibre coaxial cable network using...

‘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...

Digital Converters Will Be Cheaper

  QCOSTARICA | By the end of December 2017 Costa Rica television will be completely digital, when all television...

Claro Costa Rica Announces FTTx Service

  QCOSTARICA-  Claro Costa Rica (America Movil) announced it will launch an FTTx (Fiber to the x) service in...

Spanish Is the Third Most-Used Language On The Internet

Q24N - Spanish is the mother tongue of 470 million people and the third most-used language on the...

ICE To Offer “Ultra Broadband Internet” In 60 Locations

QCOSTARICA - The State telecom, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), announced the launch of its Ultra-Broadband Internet,...

Netflix To Block VPN users

QCOSTARICA - How many times have you searched Netflix and couldn't find the movie you wanted to see,...

Segway and Intel announce a hoverboard butler

QTECH via Theverge.com - Sure, you like that new hoverboard you got for Christmas, but let me ask...

Huawei launches Mate 8 flagship phone with two days of battery life

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei partnered with Google to build the Nexus 6P — arguably the best Android phone...

Tico Internet Continues To Crawl

QCOSTARICA - If we were to compare the average internet connection speed available in Costa Rica with an...

Tech Breakthroughs Are Giving Animals the Power to Speak

QCOSTARICA TECH (via Wired.com) - IMAGINE YOU’RE A DIABETIC and you use a service dog trained to alert...

Before You Buy (Or Bring To Costa Rica ) Your Next Television

QCOSTARICA - Looking to buy a new television set or bring one down from the US or Canada?...

The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus Available in Costa Rica Starting Tonight

QCOSTARICA TECH - The Apple authorized stores iCon and iShop will begin selling the iPhone 6S and iPhone...

iPad Pro Arrives in Costa Rica This Week

QCOSTARICA TECH - The iPad Pro, available to order online on Wednesday, November 11, from Apple.com and will arrive at...

How Does ‘Apple Pay’ Work?

QCOSTARICA TECH - When you  swipe a credit or debit card at the check-out counter or buy something...

YouTubers Up In Arms Over YouTube Red

QCOSTARICA TECH - The past 24 hours have been a tortured 24 hours for YouTube professionals and their...

YouTube launches ‘Red’ paid subscription network

QCOSTARICA TECH  - YouTube has finally unveiled its paid subscription service. The Google-owned YouTube has been the go-to...

Cable Companies In Costa Rica Continue To Offer Highest Internet Speeds: Netflix

QCOSTARICA - The cable companies offered the highest speeds for web surfing in September, this according to the...

Why Your iPhone Can ‘Accept’ or ‘Decline’ Some Calls But Only ‘Slide To Answer’ Others

QCOSTARICA TECH - Your iPhone gives you 2 choices when someone calls! Isn't it strange? Some calls you...

SK Telecom, IDB to Provide Educational Robots to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - SK Telecom announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to...

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Is Here — Will Anyone Buy It?

QCOSTARICA TECH - Since yesterday, Friday October 2, iShop is the first retailer to offer this new office...

Costa Rica Digital Television (TDT) Testing Starts

QCOSTARICA - The government announced it has granted televisión digital terrestre (TDT) - Digital Terrestrial Television, open and...

Diamond-hunting Bot To Represent Costa Rica In World Robot Olympiad 2015

(EFE) - Dia-Bot, a robot that helps in the exploration and location of diamonds in hazardous mining environments,...

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Is Deckard a Replicant?

TSGMAX - Whether you like it or not, a new Blade Runner is coming, as Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic gets a follow-up. Blade Runner...

Costa Rica’s Judicial Workers On Indefinite Strike!

Judicial workers are on an indefinite strike, upset that legislators refused to use a union proposal as a basis for reforming the Pension and...

Autoparts in Central America A US$1 Billion Market

In 2016, the Central America region imported close to US$1.043 billion worth of spare and replacement vehicle parts, 8% more than in 2015. Figures from...

U.S. Remittances To Costa RicaUp In First Quarter of 2017

According to data published by the Banco Central (Central Bank), as part of the quarterly balance of payments (which records Costa Rica's transactions with...

Sutel Was (Finally) Able To Award Blocks of Radio Spectrum Frequencies

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications, the Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) said it awarded the 70 MHz of spectrum to Mexico's America Movil (Claro) and...

Costa Rica To Face U.S. In Gold Cup Semifinals After With Panama

Costa Rica beat Panama 1-0 in Wednesday's quarter-finals Gold Cup play, courtesy of an own goal - 'autogol in Spanish' - by Anibal Godoy, ...

Elena Correa Officially Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2017

"I am proud to be her boyfriend," were the words of businessman Carlos Rodriguez on Elena Correa who was officially crowned Miss Costa Rica...

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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...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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...

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...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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