AT & T Authorized to Operate in Costa Rica

The company will provide data transfer services in leased line mode using fiber optical links for a period of 10 years.

Monday, August 15, 2016 reports that "...The business model that the company described to the Sutel is to use the public telecommunications networks belonging to other operators, who already have proper authorization for the provision of services."

In the future the telecommunications giant will expand its service offerings in the country, once it obtains authorization from the Sutel.

"... In 2015, the service of leased lines in Costa Rica fell by 13% to 14,000 subscriptions, according to data from the Sutel, revenues from this service exceeded ¢38.000 million. "

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