COSTA RICA TECH NEWS – Changing cell companies and keeping the same number will take a maximum of 48 hoursin Costa Rica, telecom authority Sutel announced in a press release.

Samsung-Galaxy-SII-272x300The process currently takes 72 hours, but starting December 1 it will be reduced by a day.

Once the user files the request, the operator will have 24 hours to verify its validity and another 24 for the new operator to coordinate the transfer of the number.

Prepaid mobile phone users are required to register their details with Sutel from December 1, in order to avoid identity theft.

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