Costa Rica: TIGO Brand to Replace Amnet

As of July 23 the Amnet brand will give way to TIGO, owned by Millicom International Cellular S.A.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Under the name Tigo, the operator will handle Internet services, cable television and home telephone lines, the company announced in a news release.

An article in Nacion.com quotes Richard Lamb, Marketing Manager of Tigo Costa Rica, who said, "The makeover is part of a corporate strategy that was created when Millicom acquired Amnet’s operations in Central America. Now it is our turn to change."

Lamb said he will not change utility rates and that the company will not compete in the mobile phone market.

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