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Dominican Republic – Mobile operators gear up investment for LTE

Although enjoying a relatively modern and mostly digital telecom system, the Dominican Republic’s fixed-line teledensity is well below the Latin American average. Mobile penetration is nearly ten times higher than fixed-line teledensity, and is about average for Latin America. The … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic weathers another Hurricane, affecting telecom infrastructure upgrade

The country’s economy has been damaged repeatedly by violent hurricanes, which destroyed the telecom network in 1930, 1979, and 1998. Hurricane Sandy has again brought considerable disruption: the storm barrelled through the region some days ago, leaving downed power lines … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic steps up efforts to expand fixed and mobile broadband

The Dominican Republic’s telecom regulator, Indotel, has made great strides since 2007 to invigorate the broadband sector. It has implemented a range of initiatives to extend the provision of broadband to rural areas, among the more ambitious being the Rural … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic’s burgeoning mobile and Internet markets

Although the global financial crisis took its toll on the economies of the Caribbean region, which contracted by an average of 2% during 2009, the Dominican Republic stood in stark contrast with positive growth of around 2%. Accordingly, investment in … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic enjoys strong telecoms investment and Internet growth

Although the global financial crisis took its toll on the economies of the Caribbean region, which contracted by an average of 2% during 2009, the Dominican Republic stood in stark contrast with positive growth of around 2%. Accordingly, investment in … Continue reading

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