Prices go from $199 for the 16GB version, to $299 for the 32GB one, according to information published on the Internet.
"The touch screen telephone competes with RIM's Blackberry, which is more orientated to businesses, and with the new Palm Pre, which has registered a solid demand since its market entry", published Prensalibre.com. "The iPhone 3GS will be available through America Móvil subsidiaries (Claro) in Guatemala, El Salvador, México, Colombia, Uruguay and Dominican Republic.
All features of a computer that is connected to the internet are now available to Claro cellular customers.
Claro, a subsidiary of America Movil, launched its 3G (Third Generation) services from the first semester of this year, with the capability of surfing at high speeds and using various software applications; nonetheless, with the continued improvements, the network is now 3.5G, said Richard Sherman, Ericsson's IT Manager for Central America and the Caribbean.
Telefonica will launch the Apple 3G terminal, iPhone, on August 22, making it initially available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru and Uruguay.
The Director for Telefonica Latin America, Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, pointed out that the company hopes that the iPhone will have the "same success" in Latin America as it has enjoyed in countries such as Spain, the UK and Ireland.
The road San José - Caldera was not included by ICE when it designed the national 3G network.
ICE, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute remarked that the construction of the road had not been consolidated when the 3G project was designed in 2008.
“The Institute announced that the 3G network includes some localities along the road, so they would enable voice services there, plus ‘several stretches’ for video calls and Internet”, reported Elfinancierocr.com.
The platform, known as 3G, will offer Internet, TV, video calling and music services.
With the launch of this platform, both prepaid and postpaid users will benefit from Internet services at average speeds of 384 Kbps and 512 Kbps at the national level.
Prepaid clients will be able to obtain Internet services for a day at a cost of $2.66 and a USB modem at $150.
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