Costa Rica’s liberalized telecom industry has enjoyed substantial development in all the sectors in recent years. Despite, state-owned operator, the ICE remains dominant provider of the fixed line services, regional operators by the name Claro and the Movistar, have been the significant players in the essential mobile services market. Some fixed lines have fallen for several years though the most recently, decline, and has been the offset by the growing consumer use of the VoIP services. This was mainly stimulated by the year 2014 hike in the tariffs for the fixed line calls.
Costa Rica’s broadband market has been the most developed in the whole of Central America, with the highest broadband penetration for this locale. The geographical distribution is unequal, with the much high digital gap than in the case of the telephone services. When compared with the whole of Latin America, this country’s broadband penetration lags behind Argentina, Chile, Uruguay as well as some of the Caribbean Islands. There has been a very steady growth in the overall telecom sector revenue for few years peaking at 24%, though since then, this has gone on to fall, being more moderate 4.2% in the year 2016 as well as 3% in the year 2017.
The fixed-line voice service usually accounts for close to 5% of the total revenue while the revenue from the VoIP services, though, the increase has been sharp in the recent years, and it still accounts for only 1%. Costa Rican telecom sector has displayed great resilience than most of the other countries in this region. With the implementation of various portability, there is a great scope for the increased competition in the coming years. Some of the companies which have been mentioned in this report do include Cable Tica, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, Tigo, and RASCA.
Some of the key developments in this report include
• ICE securing access to the Telia Carrier’s backbone network of Central America.
• The report includes regulator’s market data report for the year 2017, the telco’s financial and the operating data updates, the recent market developments.
• Movistar and Claro to secure a license at the auction.
• The Liberty Latin America got to acquire 80% stake in the Cabletica.
• Regulator adopts the LRIC model to be able to calculate access and the interconnection rates.
• ICE is going on to invest a large chunk in the multi-technology NGN projects.
List of all internet access services registered in our base
|VSAT Satellite Services||100 Mbit/s||100 Mbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|SES4 - Internet over Africa, Europe and Americas||0.5-2 Mbit/s||128-512 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$165 to 1 827,50|
|Duo Play Plan (Internet + Fixed Telephony) 150||1-20 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$19,35 to 94,95|
|Duo Play Plan (Internet + Fixed Telephony) 200||1-20 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$20,16 to 95,76|
|Duo Play Plan (Internet + Fixed Telephony) 300||1-20 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$23,94 to 99,54|
|Internet 20 Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||20 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$98,10|
|Limited packages||2-20 Mbit/s||2 Mbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Businesscomm’s Dedicated Network||10 Mbit/s||10 Mbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Internet 10 Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||10 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$49,50|
|Internet 7.5Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||7.5 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$38,70|
|Advanced Triple Play Plan PyMes||1-6 Mbit/s||0.13-6 Mbit/s||Home Internet||$51,75 to 69,75|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 6||6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$81|
|Plan Triple Play TV (Costa Rica) 150||1-6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$48,15 to 66,15|
|Plan Triple Play TV (Costa Rica) 200||1-6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$48,96 to 66,96|
|Plan Triple Play TV (Costa Rica) 300||1-6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$52,74 to 70,74|
|Triple Play Plan with Advance TV Package (200)||1-6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$52,56 to 70,56|
|Triple Play Plan with Advance TV Package (300)||1-6 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$56,34 to 74,34|
|Claro Costa Rica National PostPaid Plans||0.25-5 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$2,25 to 30,60|
|Internet 5Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||5 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$31,50|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 5||5 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$61,20|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 3||4 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$28,80|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 4||4 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$43,20|
|Kölbi Internet and TV||1-4 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$42,84 to 55,44|
|Unlimited packages||0-4 Mbit/s||0.13-1 Mbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Internet 3Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||3 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$27,90|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 2||3 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$18|
|C-Band Packages||0.5-2 Mbit/s||128-512 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$120 to 4 800|
|Internet 2Mbps (by Tigo Costa Rica)||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$22,50|
|Ku-Band Packages Residential, Small Business, Large Business, Enterprise Business||0.5-2 Mbit/s||128-512 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$110 to 4 400|
|Mobile Internet Monthly Plan||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$16,20|
|Mobile Internet Night Unlimited Plan||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,90|
|Mobile Internet Plan 1 Day||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,52|
|Mobile Internet Plan 1 hour||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,14|
|Mobile Internet Plan Daily||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,52|
|Mobile Internet Week Plan||2 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$4,50|
|Kölbi Connection Plan 1||1 Mbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$11,70|
|4G EXTRA (10GB)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$25,20|
|4G EXTRA (1GB)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$4,50|
|4G EXTRA (2GB)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$8,10|
|4G EXTRA (4GB)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$12,60|
|4G LTE 10GB||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$63|
|4G LTE 1GB||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$5,76|
|4G LTE 3GB||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$14,58|
|4G LTE 5GB||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$11,25|
|ADN Internet services for corporates||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Business Internet||$price on request|
|AND Fiber Optic + Wireless||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Business Internet||$price on request|
|BusinessCom VSAT||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Chat - Yahoo and BBM||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,50 to 9,99|
|Claro Chip & Kit||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$1,80|
|Claro Costa Rica PostPaid Packages||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$0,54 to 18|
|Day 4G||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$1,44|
|Fullmóvil||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$price on request|
|MiFi 4G LTE – EXTRA PLAN||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Wi-Fi||$4,50|
|Mifi and Outstanding 4G Plan||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$24,30|
|Mifi and Outstanding Advanded 4G Plan||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$33,75|
|Month 4G||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$19,80|
|OneWeb Broadband Satellite||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|OneWeb Broadband Satellite||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Online Business||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Business Internet||$price on request|
|Plan 4G (at)1||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$17,28|
|Plan 4G (at)2||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$24,48|
|Plan 4G (at)3||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$34,56|
|Plan 4G (at)4||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$43,20|
|Plan 4G (at)5||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$53,28|
|Semana 4G||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Mobile broadband||$7,20|
|SpaceX Broadband Satellite||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Symmetric Internet PyMes||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Fiber to the premises (FTTP)||$price on request|
|Triple Play 1-20MB for existing customers (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$13,41 to 74,09|
|Triple Play 10MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$74,07|
|Triple Play 15MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$89,64|
|Triple Play 1MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$48,96|
|Triple Play 20MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$107,73|
|Triple Play 2MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$53,19|
|Triple Play 3MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$55,58|
|Triple Play 5MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$60,44|
|Triple Play 8MB (Cabletica)||512 kbit/s||128 kbit/s||Home Internet||$67,25|
|Mobile Satellite Broadband BGAN||32-492 kbit/s||32-492 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$2,91|
|RAC SA Internet Business||256 kbit/s||256 kbit/s||Business Internet||$price on request|
|RAC SA VPN||256 kbit/s||256 kbit/s||Local Area Networks||$70|
|Satellite Internet Access by Businesscom||64 kbit/s||64 kbit/s||Satellite & VSAT||$price on request|
|Internet connections over Thuraya XT||60 kbit/s||15 kbit/s||Dial-up access||$1,74|
|Internet connections over Iridium phone||9 kbit/s||9 kbit/s||Dial-up access||$0,85|
|Internet connections over Isatphone PRO||2 kbit/s||2 kbit/s||Dial-up access||$0,86|
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|Want to know the price of internet service
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|Internet y TV installation / service
I have a home in Portalon Costa Rica I have been trying for more than a year to get Claro to provide me with service. I will be back in the country in August and would like to get service from you.
What is cost of TS2 SPACE 100 mb internet service?
|Precio y planes.
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|Internet connection via satellite
I'm living in town separated of the center, so I need Quantis Internet connection like optical fribe so fast, what do you recommend me?
|Internet de Hogar
Me gustaria saber la disponibilidad de sus Businesscom Networks servicios en la zona de Naranjo, Alajuela, sus paquetes y servicios.
|Need Faster Internet
I live in a very rural area of Costa Rica. Do Juch-Tech Inc. provide service here? I live in a town called Paso Marcos.
|Costos para contratacion
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|paquetes de internet
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