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...

Free Wi-Fi “Hotpost” In Parks and Town Squares Project To Begin Next Year

(QCOSTARICA) The Espacios Públicos Conectados (Public Spaces Online) project that seeks to bring free wireless internet access or...

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...

The Exact Moment When People Stopped Talking On The Phone

(Q24N) December 31, 2007 is the date Slate magazine says "for the first time, Americans send more texts...

Can Drilling A Hole In The New iPhone 7 Really Reveal A Hidden Headphone Port?

QTECH - Don't do this at home (or at work). Unless you've been living off some remote island...

Internet Access Reaches Over 43% of Homes in Latin America; Costa Rica Among The Highest With 60%

(QTECH) Internet access in Latin America and the Caribbean almost doubled between 2010 and 2015, although nearly half...

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...

Computers In Tico Homes Decreased, Survey Reveals

(QCOSTARICA) For the first time in six years, the percentage of ownership of computers, both desktops and laptops,...

Claro Costa Rica Tops In 4G Service

(QCOSTARICA) Of three mobile operators in the country,  Claro's 4G service of Costa Rica reaches well over double...

Despite Technology, In 2016 In Costa Rica, You Can Still Call For The Time

(QCOSTARICA) Remember when you could call for the time? In Costa Rica, every day some 16,000 people still...

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...

The Airplane You’re About to Board Can Easily Be Hacked

(Sputnik) Security systems in the aviation industry are facing an increased threat from hackers who have the capabilities...

Robots Learn Human Interaction Watching TV

The Associated Press - Cambridge - Remember the Jetsons' robot maid, Rosie? Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers...

Solve Your Computer’s Overheating Problem by Stacking Copper Coins on It

Most of us have laptops that we use on a daily basis, maybe even for binge watching your...

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...

The iPhone SE Now Available In Costa Rica

QTECH - Kölbi (ICE) and Movistar (Telefonica) are the first two to bring the Apple's new smartphone, the...

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,...

Spanish No Longer Needed To Travel To Costa Rica Thanks To Google

QTECH - When travelling to Costa Rica or in any foreign country, simply hold your smartphone camera up...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

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

Costa Rica Among The 40 Countries With The Worst Internet Connection Speeds

QCOSTARICA - Not surprising, Costa Rica finished 2015 among the 40 countries with the worst internet Internet connection...

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...

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The Same Old BS Protectionist Measures

In Costa Rica, a bill is being analyzed that would oblige industrialists to contribute to the Corporación Arrocera Nacional  (Conarroz) - National Rice Corporation...

North Korea-Cuba Diplomatic Visit: ‘Pyongyang Trying to Build Anti-US Coalition’

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho will arrive in Havana Monday for talks with Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. The trip comes as both...

Climatologist Warns of Mass Disasters That Could Make Whole Countries Disappear

Over 15,000 scientists from 184 countries have signed an open letter, warning of the greatest dangers to life on Earth and advocating a responsible...

‘Coco’: A Latino-themed movie that gets it right

Q MAGAZINE - From featuring an all-Latino cast, to using popular Mexican sayings like "no manches," (you've got to be kidding me) to hiring...

October is Mexico’s bloodiest month on record

With an average of 69 killings per day, 2017 looks set to be Mexico's most violent year, and October its bloodiest month.   Mexico is on...

Costa Rica Exceeds 98% Renewable Energy Generation For Third Consecutive Year

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100%  power generation from renewable energy sources,...

Three Families Receive A Quarter Of Government Spending On Rent

Five corporations (Sociedades Anominas or S.A.s'), controlled by three families, receive 24% of the ¢1.589 billion colones that 15 government agencies pay monthly in...

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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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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