Claro is the leader in 4G in Costa Rica.
Claro is the leader in 4G in Costa Rica.

(QCOSTARICA) Of three mobile operators in the country,  Claro’s 4G service of Costa Rica reaches well over double the speed of its competitors in the most populated areas of the country, according to data from telecommunications regulator Sutel.

The mobile network quality assessment conducted by the Sutel in the second half of 2015 revealed that Claro’s (America Movil) 4G service offered an average download speed of 13.4 Mbps, compared to the 5.9 Mbps reached by state-owned operator Kolbi (ICE) and Movistar’s (Telefonica) 5.8 Mbps.

Claro also led the 3G rankings, with a top average speed of 3.6 Mbps, ahead of Movistar’s 2.6 Mbps and Kolbi’s 1.2 Mbps.

However, in terms of coverage, Kolbi led the ranking, reaching 88.7% of the population, compared to Claro’s 70.6% and Movistar’s 45.6%.


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