More than half of Costa Rica’s mobile customers use their device for internet services, according to a survey carried out by local newspaper El Financiero. A spokesperson for incumbent Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), which offers telecoms services under the ‘Kolbi’ brand, claimed that more than 60% of the company’s wireless subscribers used mobile internet services, adding that wireless data traffic has increased by 400% over the last three years. Meanwhile, newcomers to the market Movistar and Claro claimed that penetration of internet services was 85% and 55% respectively. Movistar also noted that 50% of its mobile customers had smartphones.
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