• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Costa Rica to begin testing 4G mobile network in July

April 8, 2014

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE)  in July will start the first tests in the country for a fourth generation mobile phone network (4G).

ICE will select some of its customers to evaluate the performance of the network and submit feeback to ICE’s technical staff, ICE Executive President Teófilo de la Torre said.

Selected users for testing the network will be chosen according to two criteria: constant use of mobile Internet and the availability to provide frequent feedback to ICE.

After the testing plan is completed, ICE engineers will make technical adjustments before the commercial launch of the service, scheduled for next year.

The 4G network allows Internet speed access up to 10 times faster than those offered by the current 3G network.

You may be interested

USA books Costa Rica friendly with eye to World Cup rhythm
Costa Rica
7 views
Costa Rica
7 views

USA books Costa Rica friendly with eye to World Cup rhythm

AFP - May 5, 2021

The United States men will face Costa Rica in a June 9 friendly, the US Soccer Federation said Wednesday, booking…

PSA: Airlines end flexible travel waivers
Business
10 views
Business
10 views

PSA: Airlines end flexible travel waivers

The Tico Times - May 5, 2021

Many U.S. airlines have ended flexible travel waivers that allowed travelers to change or cancel flights at no cost during…

Costa Rica improves access to emergency contraceptives
Costa Rica
10 views
Costa Rica
10 views

Costa Rica improves access to emergency contraceptives

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 5, 2021

Costa Rica's public-health system has made emergency contraception available to "any woman who has had a sexual relationship with the…