The Costa Rican telco market will grow by up to 136% over the next five years as a result of its opening up to new companies.
Of this growth, 79% is expected to be in pre-paid cell phone products, according to a report from Pyramid Research titled, "Costa Rica: Liberalization Will More Than Double Mobile Subscribers by 2015".
The telecommunications market in Guatemala will grow at a compound rate of 5% over the next 5 years, reaching $2.800 million in 2014.
Revenues for this market were $1.9 billion in 2009, out of which 62% was generated by the mobile segment, according to a recent study by Pyramid Research. This segment would grow at a 13.7% annual rate over the next 5 years and "though messaging will remain the main source of revenue, connectivity will gain more than 10 percentage points of total revenue fueled by mobile Internet and mobile broadband", states a press release in Reuters.com.
A study predicts that 3G will cover 30% of the Honduran telecommunications market by 2014.
A study by Pyramid Research, published by TMCnet.com, examined the current state of the 3G sector and found it covers only 2% of the telecommunications market in Honduras in 2009 and makes a 5-year projection predicting a growth of 5%.