8484_468Costa Rica’s Administrative Court (Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo) has accepted the injunction request by the company IBW, which operates under the Japi brand, to suspend a decision from communications regulator Sutel requiring the operator to stop providing internet service and pay a fine of ¢19 million colones (US$32.000).
According to El Financiero, in August Sutel fined IBW Comunicaciones as its spectrum license does not authorize it to provide wireless internet.
The case had been under investigation for more than two year.”We are delighted with the news, we won, our clients have women, and we will continue to operate in a responsible manner…”, said James Traces, IBW representative.Some 10.000 connected to the Japi network with coverage in the San José greater metropolitan area (GAM in Spanish), Guapiles (Limón), Liberia (Guanacaste) and Puntarenas city (Puntarenas).


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