América Móvil Plans to Invest in Costa Rica

The company is looking to introduce its brand via offering satellite TV and later cell phone services.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ricardo Taylor, general manager for Claro in Costa Rica, told La Nación that the company had already asked the government for a frequency through which to transmit the satellite signal it uses to provide customers with its service.

"América Móvil wants to begin to position its Claro brand, present in 18 North and South American countries, in order to sell products such as cell phones, internet and television, often as part of a single package," the director was reported as saying in

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Satellite Services in Costa Rica

October 2012

In a new phase of liberalization of communications, competition is beginning to stir in and satellite television and internet services. reports that "The Mexican company Claro and the U.S. Datzap will be the first in the country to offer satellite services, following the opening phase of the telecommunications market.

Sky Begins Operations in El Salvador

March 2009

The Mexican satellite television company began operations and will invest $450 thousand in advertising.

Marco Rojas, director of marketing for Sky, spoke to El Diario de Hoy and indicated that they already have 100 subscribers and expect to reach 5,000 or even 7,000 by the end of 2009 through an aggressive expansion plan.

Inter Russia TV Channel to open branch in Panama

February 2009

From its branch in Panama, the international TV station, Inter Russia TV Channel, will attend to the Central American market.

Valerin Gaichuck, president of the company said to "...the TV program will be broadcast from Panama to North and South America, and hope to also become a business guide, providing information on trends, products and services such as banking and tourism."

SKY buys rights to DirectTV in Panama

September 2008

The Mexican company, Innova, which provides paid TV services under the Sky brand name, bought the DirectTV transmission rights.

DirectTV, which provide TV by satellite and which has been in the Panamanian market for 11 years, "is leaving the market and we are in the process of migrating subscribers and calling them to inform them of the change," said a source who preferred to remain anonymous.

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