Cellular frequencies in Costa Rica to be put to tender in May

The bidding for the first frequencies for wireless telephone lines that will be used by private companies should start on May 15 at the latest.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The was the commitment of the Government to US authorities; this was the final date given due to the delays in applying the FTA.

According to Hannia Vega, Vice minister of Telecommunication, at the moment they cannot determine which frequencies will be put tender.

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According to the official schedule, the first bands of frequency will be awarded in May 2008.

Mercedes Agüero writes in an article published in Nacion.com: “Nevertheless, the Dobles administration cautioned that much of the process can be appealed, which can prolong the timeframe."

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