Quorum opens computer wholesale branch in Costa Rica

Venezuela-based Quorum, Latin America's leading computer wholesaler, has launched operations in Costa Rica.

Friday, May 16, 2008

The company is investing an initial US$1.5 million to set up a wholesale distributorship of Intel products. Once it has gained a foothold in the Costa Rican market, however, it aims to add to the brands on offer.

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Use of Technologies and Availability of Basic Services

August 2012

In Costa Rica the National Housing Census 2011 showed that 45.9% of residences had a computer, and 33.5% had internet access.

A statement from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses reads:

Country advances in technology use

• Evidence of growth in ownership of computers, internet access and cell phones.

Tender for Computers for $37 million Announced

June 2012

The Honduran government has announced, for June 13, the start of a tender process for the purchase of computers to be distributed in schools.

From a press release by the presidency of Honduras:

The presidential appointee and Minister of the Presidency, Marie Antoinette Guillen has announced that Thursday June 13 will see the start of a tender process for the purchase of computers to be distributed in schools as part of ‘Educatrachos’, also known as "one laptop per child".

Chinese mission considers the possibility of setting up an industrial park in Costa Rica

April 2008

An official mission from China met today with Costa Rican officials to consider the possibility of establishing a technological and industrial park in Costa Rica.

The Chinese delegation is headed by Zheng Guoan, the Under Secretary General of China's Ministry of Science and Technology.

Grupo Gesfor opens its first office in Panama

April 2008

Grupo Gescor, a Spanish multinational specializing in consulting and information technologies has opened its first office in Panama. It wants to increase its client base in the country and to work more closely with its established clients there.

A company statement says the new office will be coordinated by José Luis Chong.

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