Costa Rica and its Never Ending Internet Shortcomings

The country is also losing competitiveness because of its internet services, with average speeds reported of just 6.9 Mbps on the 4G network, far away from the world average and below the rest of Central America.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

A report by the international company OpenSignal reports that Costa Rica's 4G network has the worst average global speed, just above India, where the average speed of the 4G network is 6.13 Mbps. reports that "... 'Regarding the report published in June with data collected between January and March, Costa Rica's position 'improved' slightly by climbing one place and leaving the last place in the hands of India.

The 4G LTE network, unlike its predecessors such as the 3G network, provides faster voice or mobile data services. For example, the 4G LTE network allows speeds 10 times greater than the 3G network and 250 times more than the 2G. 

Regarding the availability of the 4G LTE network, the country is not bottom but it is among those in the last places. 
Costa Rica enjoys an indicator of 60.43% in this category, while last place is Algeria with 41.50%."

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