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Costa Rica ranks just above average in 4G mobile coverage
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Costa Rica ranks just above average in 4G mobile coverage

L. Arias - February 25, 2016

A study on 4G LTE mobile networks ranks Costa Rica's carriers just above the world average in terms of performance and coverage. Just over 40 percent of the country is…

Costa Rican Electricity Institute appeals ₡2 billion fine by regulators
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Costa Rican Electricity Institute appeals ₡2 billion fine by regulators

L. Arias - June 4, 2015

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) is challenging a ₡2.2 billion ($4 million) fine levied by the Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) for unfair competition involving discounted offers for ICE phone service.…

Costa Rica’s telecom regulator sanctions state-owned ICE for unfair competition
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Costa Rica’s telecom regulator sanctions state-owned ICE for unfair competition

L. Arias - May 29, 2015

The Telecommunications Superintendency (SUTEL) on Thursday slapped the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) with a ₡2.2 billion ($4 million) fine for unfair competition carried out on two separate ocassions in…

New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica
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New website, social-media campaign fight sexism in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 1, 2014

The National Institute for Women is challenging Ticos to find out if they behave as “machistas” and are in need of rehabilitation. The agency has launched a media campaign and website called “Machista…

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Telecom giant Claro (still) thinks sexist ‘jokes’ are good publicity

The Tico Times - April 28, 2014

https://twitter.com/Claro_CostaRica/status/460659047566671873 Update: Claro Costa Rica posted a brief apology on Monday on its Facebook and Twitter accounts. Read it below, at the end of our story.  You'd…