UFINET acquires wireless network coverage from REICO in Costa Rica

The neutral operator UFINET, signed on October 1, 2015 the acquisition of the company Redes Inalámbricas de Costa Rica (REICO). "This acquisition represents a breakthrough and a major advantage for our customers.

UFINET acquires wireless network nationwide (1)

The neutral operator UFINET, signed last November 1, 2015 the acquisition of the entire wireless network structure of the company Redes Inalámbricas de Costa Rica (REICO). “This acquisition represents a breakthrough and a great advantage for our customers, since from now on we can provide them with a complete connectivity solution nationwide. Our fiber optic network in Costa Rica and the aforementioned radio network are fully complementary, increasing and improving our network deployment nationwide, which will allow us to reach new places, some of which are difficult to access, and with really competitive provisioning times,” said Eduardo Palacios, General Manager of UFINET in Costa Rica. “We are confident that this acquisition will help consolidate our position, coverage and service portfolio in Costa Rica. We are fully convinced that this operation will open new opportunities and scenarios for our clients.

With this acquisition, UFINET strengthens its position in the Costa Rican market, thus increasing telecommunications coverage in Costa Rica, both in the Greater Metropolitan Area and in rural areas where fiber deployment is difficult. The official endorsement by the Superintendence of Telecommunications of Costa Rica (SUTEL) took place on Friday, September 18, 2015 after four months of negotiation.




UFINET is a neutral telecommunications operator, with network deployment in 11 countries. This international network connects the Latin American region from the south of Mexico through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. This, together with the broad fiber coverage throughout Spain, completes a total of more than 46,000 km of fiber optic fiber deployed.

With more than 18 years of experience in the international telecommunications market, UFINET has focused over time on providing dark fiber and capacity transport services to the largest Telecommunications Operators in the region, as well as the most important international operators, becoming a “one stop shop” for them. UFINET is financially strong enough to guarantee long-term contracts, making it one of the most important companies in the wholesale market. The personalized service, customer orientation, flexibility, agility and neutrality provided to all its customers is what characterizes and differentiates UFINET in the telecommunications market.


About Reico

REICO represented a Costa Rican telecommunications company that, through its own radio network with more than 100 radio bases installed throughout the country, provides high capacity services, with high professionalism and national coverage. REICO, founded in 2003, was born in response to the needs of the Costa Rican telecommunications market for corporate data transport, taking advantage of the maximum potential offered by wireless technology.

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