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Technology gap in Costa Rica alerts Government

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Costa Rican Telecommunications authority, known as Sutel, is subject to intense criticism over unused funds which came as a result of the country opening its telecoms market.

The criticism was geared towards a lack of access to technology in rural areas, particularly coastal and border regions, Costa Rican daily La República reported.

The are currently $210 million worth of funds left unused, part of a project called Telecommunications Fund, which was created specifically to take Internet and technology to all the country.

Full story (in Spanish)