Mobile Internet Everywhere in a Country

Broadband access to Internet is key for development, and mobile telephony seems the optimal way of making Internet available everywhere.

Monday, July 13, 2009

The upcoming opening of the Costa Rica telecommunications market could bring massive broadband access to the Internet, without relying on a physical cable, through third and fourth generation mobile telephony.

Sebastián Cabello is the regulations manager of the GSM Association, a global entity that groups network and mobile terminal manufacturers. He explained to "The vast amount of cell phone users worldwide would make it easier to bring broadband Internet to any corner of a country, enabling more data transmission capacity, and even video."

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