Panama Doubles Free Internet Speed
From yesterday the country increased the connection speed of the National Internet Network (RNI in Spanish) to one megabyte.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
The director of the government's innovation authority (AIG in Spanish), Pablo Ruidíaz, stated that the increase in connection speed does not add any costs to the original project.
Imbalances in the penetration of ICT services have created a significant gap allowing to continue to increase investment and the volume of resources allocated to broadband and the sector in general.
Starting this week the company will offer its own Internet connection service, after years of carrying Racsa’s service through its cable network.
The number of users has tripled over the past 5 years, from 422.000 in 2005 to 1.4 million in 2010.
If the announcements made become a reality, there will be two fiber optic networks providing households with access to broadband digital services, with a subsidiary competing with its parent company.
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