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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Telcos Create New packages for Internet Addicts

Subscriptions to mobile internet service demand in Costa Rica has increased 26% in the last year, going from...

Keeping Other People Off Your Home Wi-Fi Network

You don't want neighbors or passers-by stealing your Wi-Fi any more than you want them stealing your water,...

When it comes to ransomware, it’s sometimes best to pay up

Companies hit by ransomware are faced with an ethical dilemma: pay up to save their now-encrypted data, or...

Costa Rica Home Internet Penetration up 8% to 65% in 2016

Residential internet penetration in Costa Rica rose 8% year on year to 65%of the country’s homes last year,...

Utility Launches FTTH Service

Costa Rican power cooperative Coopesantos has announced the launch of a residential FTTH - Fiber to the Home...

MICITT Costa Rica “Hack” Not Related To “Ransomware” Global Event

Q COSTA RICA - Although the Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones (Micitt) - Ministry of Science, Technology...

Challenge Will Prove Who Is The Best ‘Hacker’ In Costa Rica

Q TECH - Only days following the world's biggest cyber attack that is still claiming victims and threatens...

Panama’s Acces To Internet Increases, Costa Rica’s Slows Down

Q TECH - The Akamai report for the fourth quarter of 2016, notes that compared to the previous...

Costa Rica Has The SLOWEST Mobile Internet On The Planet; Report

Q COSTA RICA - Your mobile Internet connection in Costa Rica too slow and too costly? Feel that...

ICE Will “Punish” Postpay Customers For Excessive Use Of Mobile Internet

Q COSTA RICA - If you are 'postpay' customer of  Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad's (ICE) internet cellular service...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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,...

Tico Internet Continues To Crawl

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

Ultrafast Internet To Hit Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Some 105,000 households could be surfing the world wide web (the internet) in ultrafast (ultraveloz in...

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...

CableVisión Now Is Kölbi

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's state-owned Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad  (ICE) has decided that pay-TV operator CableVisión will operate under...

Ultra Fast Internet Coming To Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Can you imagine internet up to 100 MBps in Costa Rica? Sounds far-fetched? Think again. At...

Costa Rica Lags Behind in Residential Internet

QCOSTARICA - While in other countries there are a greater variety of packages and lower prices than those...

Did The Pirate Bay Really Land in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - Last week, thepiratebay.se website was shut down following a Swedish Police raid. Since then, various websites...

The Pirate Bay Settles Into Its New Home in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - It appears that The Pirate Bay is back in business after landing in Costa Rica, the...

SUTEL Not Providing Sufficient Info For Rate Change

COSTA RICA  NEWS -- The Constitutional Court or Sala IV as it is commonly referred to,  has ruled...

Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to internet

AFTERBIZLIFE (AFP) - The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of...

Interent Service Providers Assure Service Will Not Be Affected By Submarine Cable Maintenance

COSTA RICA NEWS - Internet operators say they services will not be affected this weekend by the scheduled...

Legisaltor Proposes Exempting Internet Services of Paying Sales Tax

COSTA RICA NEWS - Legislator and former presidential candidate, Otto Guevara, is proposing to remove the sales tax...

Municipalities Move Towards Free Internet For Its Citizens

COSTA RICA NEWS - Still spotty, but municipalities in Costa Rica are recognizing that the internet is important...

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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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