Costa Rica: $6 million for Telecommunications

The state run electricity company ICE and Claro have obtained contracts to build infrastructure to provide internet and mobile telephony services in 620 communities in the province of Limon.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

From a statement issued by the Sutel:

January 5, 2017. The National Telecommunications Fund (FONATEL) through Banco Nacional, as administrator of the Trust, signed contracts with Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) and Claro to bring internet telephony to 620 vulnerable communities in the districts of Siquirres, Pococi, Guácimo, Matina, Limón and Talamanca.

These companies won public tenders to build the infrastructure that will bring internet access and telephony to just over 219 thousand people in the Atlantic Zone.

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