Costa Rica: from 69% to 151% penetration rate in less than four years

A sound regulatory environment, openness to foreign investors and universal access promotion

Read this article to learn:

  • From 69% to 151% penetration rate: keys to the country’s success
  • The General Telecommunications Law, its characteristics and the National Telecommunications Fund
  • A generally satisfied customer base and intrigued foreign investors
  • Movistar and Claro: two international players successfully breaking the telecom monopoly

The Financial Times Intelligence Unit awarded Costa Rica with the Caribbean and Central American Country of the Future 2011/12 for its successful record in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, and being the number one destination in the region in terms of FDI project numbers since 2003. Additionally, the country ranked third in…

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