On August 30 entrepreneurs from data center industry at the regional level will be meeting to explore business models successfully implemented in other regions.
The event will be held at the Wyndham Hotel in Herradura, and will include the participation of Gary Connolly, president and founder ofHost in Ireland, an organization dedicated to attracting investment in Ireland.
Saoungroup.com from Ireland, under its new subsidiary Tecoloco.com inaugurated its first employment fair "Colocate" via the internet.
The virtual event will be simultaneously carried out in Central America until October 1 on Tecoloco.com. Saoungroup.com is one of the seven biggest online recruiting companies, and is present in more than 20 countries.
The lack of definition of a comprehensive agenda focused on identifying the root of the problem seems to be the reason.
Latin American countries have shown significant levels of economic growth in recent years pushed by, among other things, the favorable international environment. However, the productivity of Latino workers seems not to have kept pace.
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.
Ireland-based Digicel and Claro, a unit of Mexico's América Móvil, signed contracts for the provision of wireless service in Panama, where their concessions oblige them to install four radio bases.
Manuel Troitiño, telecommunications director of the National Public Services Authority (ASEP), said both companies would have to apply to ASEP for frequencies or microwave links between the radio bases.
Ireland-based Digicel will launch operations of its GSM wireless service in Honduras this December, Digicel's owner, Dennis O'Brien announced.
O'Brien was speaking after a meeting with Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.
President Zelaya's press office confirmed that next week Digicel will next week meet its commitment to pay the US$80.1 million that was its winning bid in the auction of the nation's fourth cellular operating license.
Countries such as the Netherlands import 98% of their canned tuna in different varieties, including in water, in olive oil, in sunflower oil, and with hot sauce, among other varieties.
From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):
98.5% of the tuna that is imported from Holland is of the canned variety and in comes different formats, in water, in olive oil, in sunflower oil, and with hot sauce, among other varieties. In regards to re-exports, on average about 70% of the tuna entering the Netherlands is re-exported, with Germany being the main destination.
Costa Rica's cellphone market was officially opened to competition, and multinationals are lining up to go into battle with the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) which has held a monopoly so far.
The multinationals see potential for growth in the high traffic, unsatisfied demand and absence of a pre-paid system. Besides, Costa Rica is the missing link in Central American cellphone coverage; the multinationals are present in every other country.
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