A tender is being launched in Panama to update the technology platform, hardware and software, data centers and telecommunications network for the computer management system of the Adversarial Criminal Justice System.
The communication and technology sector predicts that for the next two years it will hire more technical staff and university graduates than licensed professionals with master's degrees or doctorates.
The need for staff with technical rather than academic skills continues to grow in the field of technology and communications. A study by the Chamber of Information Technology and Communication concludes that only 2% of companies in the technology sector in the country plan to hire professionals with a PhD, while only 32% said they expected to hire graduates.
Product marketing companies are paying the highest average monthly salary, of $2,234, followed by those in the technology and communications sector, with $2,172, and thirdly, service companies, with $2,008.
A study by Talent Partner carried out for La Nacion indicates that in general "...
Cable & Wireless Panama’s acquires local company Sonitel, a provider also in El Salvador, Peru, and Nicaragua B2B markets.
Cable & Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC), through its subsidiary Cable & Wireless Panamá, S. A. (CWP), today announces that it has agreed to acquire Panama-based Grupo Sonitel for US$36 million plus contingent consideration of up to an additional US$5 million.
There are five projects in Costa Rica attempting to set up truly fast internet networks, and all of them are hampered by bureaucracy.
An editorial in Elfinancierocr.com explains that in Costa Rica "the five projects designed to bring high speed internet to businesses and homes are stuck."
"... First of all, it begs the question, why have five projects that are so similar? The plans by Racsa, Jasec, ESPH, Curridabat, all offer an open network (available to all service providers) using optical fiber to connect households (known as Fibre To The Home or FTTH), while the ICE is planning to use fiber combined with copper to provide it's services. "
Investments by Panama are resulting in it being positioned next to Chile in the 2013 Information Technology ranking by the World Economic Forum.
The availability of free internet nationwide in 'infoplazas', the provision of computers with Internet access to schools and the implementation of e-government, has allowed Panama to advance its use of new technologies in Latin America.
The tender is for the provision of technical expertise to design, develop, recruit and manage projects and programs for Universal Access Service to Telecommunications.
15 companies and at least 2 independent consultants participated in a preliminary hearing to the tender for the procurement of services to form the Management Unit of the Trust to be in charge of the projects of the National Telecommunications Fund (FONATEL).
Top of the list in the region is Panama (57 in the world), followed by Costa Rica (58), Guatemala (98), Honduras (99), El Salvador (103) and Nicaragua (131).
The Global Information and Communication Technologies Report 2012 is prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with INSEAD Business School. It has been published since 2001 and covers 142 countries.
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