Behind a veneer of luxury websites of supposed online universities, lucrative networks sell certifications that contain endorsements from even the US State Department.
An article published by The New York Times reports on investigations carried out on the subject, apparently leading to a Pakistan-based organization which is dedicated to running a multi-million dollar business offering tailor made university diplomas, as well as renewal of knowledge and experience - real or not, by enrolling its customers in fictitious courses.
In Panama it is up to 5.12 Mbps, in Nicaragua 3.53, in Honduras 3.43, Guatemala 3.32, in El Salvador 3.10, and in Costa Rica up to 2.81 Mbps.
The data has been provided by Speedtest.net, which based on download speed controls made by million of users, maintains a ranking of 188 countries according to the average download speeds in Mbps over the past 30 days where the average distance between the client and the server is less than 300 miles.
At the Transcyberiano congress held in Costa Rica, one of the conclusions was that the success of new businesses depends on their Internet presence.
An article in Elfinancierocr.com reports that "the web has become increasingly vital for any new business seeing as daily internet consumption in the last year went from 45.5% to 53.8% of Costa Ricans, mainly due to cellular consumption, said Cathalina Garcia, vice president of Unimer Centroamérica.
Despite the popularity of "social media", videos and “rich media”, banners are still the workhorse of online advertising.
No matter your opinion or feelings on the issue, spending on standard online banner advertising will grow 11.4% during 2011, reaching $ 6,560 million and will continue rising to $ 8,630 million in 2014.
¿How to optimize the effectiveness of online banner advertising? Here are some tips:
The first thing to communicate is what we sell. Then, we must make sure our possible client knows who we are.
But it is important to tell this "About Us" in an attractive way for the reader.
Few things are usually as boring as the "About Us" or "About our company" section in a website. However, this is an unforgivable strategic error. Your site is yours, and it costs a lot of work, and must not go to waste, especially if it gives you the opportunity to present your company to potential customers, visitors and staff. Therefore, it is necessary to reassess the institutional section, as it is an important resource for internet advertising.
Internet usage in Latin America is rising steeply and consumer purchasing patterns are being ever more influenced by the web.
In an article on Altonivel.com.mx, Google's general manager for Latin America, Alexandre Hohagen, comments that, "it is true that e-commerce in the region has somewhat lagged behind in comparison with more developed countries but the gap is closing and today there is evidence of a multi-channel purchasing dynamic when acquiring products or services".
Columbus Networks will invest $2 million to lay 100 km of fiber optic cable underground in Panama City.
The company plans to install a cable line that will run under the Southern Corridor road. It also owns the fiber optic cable known as ‘Arcos’, and has an ownership stake in another major communications cable, the one called Maya.
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