Costa Rican Telecom's Company Seeks Business in Central America

Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad is evaluating the Salvadoran market to determine if there is an opportunity to establish itself as a new broadband operator.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The state telecommunications company already has a presence in Nicaragua, where in conjunction with the state company Enatrel, it operates the company Telecomunica, which provides internet and television services. 

From a statement issued by the ICE:

The Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad or ICE) is holding talks with new business partners in Central America with the aim of intensifying the expansion of its telecommunications services.

In a recent rapprochement last January, ICE representatives were in El Salvador to evaluate the market and determine the opportunity to establish itself as a new broadband operator. 

"As in Nicaragua, we also want to bring internet and broadband services to Salvadoran territory, and explore the possibility of entering business areas that are not covered by traditional operators," explained Jaime Palermo, corporate director of Telecomunicaciones at the ICE.

Read full release (in Spanish).

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