Amnet Invests $3.5 Million in Costa Rica

Since June, the company is offering data services and corporate Internet for companies.

Monday, November 16, 2009

For now, the service will only be available for corporate customers located in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM).

"This investment was done in two phases. Firstly, $1.5 million were invested in optic fiber network infrastructure", reports "... an additional $2 million will be spent in the next 10 months to extend the coverage to 65% of the country...".

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