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Costa Rica clears the way for cellphone competition

Monday, December 6, 2010


Obstacles that confronted the plans to open the market in cellphones in Costa Rica have been overcome.

The state-owned monopoly, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute decided to withdraw a bid to sue the telecommunications regulator.

The regulator, in return, promised to ensure a mechanism that would maintain the institute’s finances afloat, as well as promoting its fixed-phone network.

Original source (in Spanish): La República