Tender: Internet in Costa Rica´s Atlantic Zone

The Superintendency of Telecommunications has announced a competition to provide voice and fixed internet services in 6 areas in the Huetar Atlantic Region, for a projected amount of $20 million.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

From a statement issued by the Superintendency of Telecommunications:

A tender is being launched for projects to bring internet and fixed phone services to 18 vulnerable districts in the Atlantic Region. The direct beneficiaries will be 35,000 students and just over 220,000 inhabitants of the cantons of Guácimo, Pococí, Siquirres, Matina, Limón and Talamanca, in the Atlantic Region; who will have access to internet and fixed phone services ...

These projects will also bring internet services to 100 centers providing public services including the headquarters of EBAIS, CEN-CINAI and Intelligent Community Centres (CECIS) belonging to the Ministry of Science Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT). The proposed investment for the projects in the Atlantic Region is $20,000,000 (twenty million dollars).

The deadline for receipt of bids is December 11, 2015 and the Telecommunications Operators if awarded, will have a maximum of one year to deliver the projects.

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