Sunday, 25 October 2020

Costa Rica Telecom Market up 4%; State Telecom ICE Loses Ground, Competition Gains

Costa Rica’s telecommunications sector posted revenues amounting to ¢394 billion colones (around US$693 million dollars) in the first half of 2017.

La Nacion report cites the latest data from regulator Sutel.

The market was dominated by state-owned operator ICE, whose Kolbi mobile brand accounted for 52% of subscribers, down from 55% percent in the same period in 2016, followed by Movistar (Telefonica) with 25%, up %, and Claro (America Movil) with 22%, up 2% year on year.

- Advertisement -

The report added that postpaid subscriptions were up 20% year on year, helping to drive an 11% increase in total mobile subscribers to 8.74 million in the first half of 2017.

Pay-TV subscribers also rose, by 3% year on year, to 827,804 at the end of June 2017.

- Advertisement -
Rico
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Bolsonaro and Trump “meltdown” in New York

Greenpeace - As the United Nations met virtually at the Summit...

Reduction in electricity rates could be around the corner

(QCOSTARICA) The possibility of a significant reduction in electricity rates in...

MOST READ

Parks opening begins: Mora announced reopening on November 1

QCOSTARICA - Last month, the Central Government announced that the reopening of public areas such as parks would remain in the hands of each...

Will we see the 50% reduction in the 2021 Marchamo? I think so, yes…

RICO'S TICO BULL - On Thursday, on the legislative agenda was the thing (bill) about the reduction of the 2021 Marchamo. Had it been...

Political parties turn their back on Government’s second attempt at dialogue

QCOSTARICA - The second attempt at dialogue by the Executive Power to define the route to follow in search of a solution to the...

Campaign seeks to position Los Chiles as a tourist destination

TODAY COSTA RICA - Tourism entrepreneurs and the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) seek to give a new face to the canton of Los...

Three European airlines resume flights to Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Three European airlines announced Friday they are ready to resume flights to Costa Rica, the first will be Air France, arriving at...

Costa Rica eliminates covid-19 testing requirement for travelers

QCOSTARICA  - Starting Monday, October 26, tourists, residents and nationals arriving by air in Costa Rica no longer require a negative RT-PCR test. Neither will...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.