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Sunday 23 July 2017

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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Artisans Lost Fight For Call 13 bis, Agree To Relocate

After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of the Plaza de la Democracia, in...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States,...

Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

TSGMAX - For a car that is widely expected to take the world by storm soon -- and that is now officially in production...

The Typewriter Over the Computer

The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your computer. For one, your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show off my expertise to no one...

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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...

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...

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...

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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