Millicom Acquired Huawei Platform

Huawei announced that Millicom has selected them to develop an international long distance network in CA.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The new network will cover three countries: Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Huawei One Network Solution is a platform for international calls and long distance which was designed to support business models with an effective and reliable interconnectivity.

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Guatemala: 18.5 Million Cellular Lines

August 2011

The increase in the number of mobile phone line users during the first half of 2011 was almost half a million.

As of 30 June, the total number of lines stood at 18,528,667, an increase of 5.7% compared to the same period in 2010, according to preliminary information from the Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT).

Claro with 40% of the Salvadoran Market

March 2011

America Movil, which owns Claro, acquired 100% of Digicel and will have about 2.96 million users.

According to the General Superintendence of Telecommunications (SIGET), the country has about 7.4 million cell phone users.

"At least for the next six months and a maximum 12 - which is how long the merger could take - customers of both companies and the overall market will continue to see them as separate companies," adds

Channel 7 of Costa Rica Will Sell Mobile Phone Services

November 2010

The network is negotiating with the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad a contract to provide services.

The agreement could soon be confirmed by the chief executive of ICE, Eduardo Doryan, and channel 7 president, Rene Picado.

By signing of the contract Channel 7 would become the first virtual mobile operator in the country.

El Salvador is the Central America's leader in cell phone use

January 2009

By the end of 2008, El Salvador had the largest number of cell phones per person in Central America, with 6.6 million for a population of 5.8 million.

Experts say the large number of cell phones is a reflection of consumerism, promoted by intense advertising campaigns. Another factor that has played a role is the large number of Salvadorans living abroad, many of whom communicate with their families back home via mobile phone.