The economics ministry had established a television program to help small business operators.
The ministry said Monday that there would be training, information and success stories aired from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. weekdays and also at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
The station is seen via the Internet at www.costaricapymes.tv with a simulcast radio station 89.1 FM, said the Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio.
The target audience are those business operators who have associated with the PYMES program, which is the Spanish acronym for small and medium enterprises.
The ministry has as one of its functions to promote small businesses. The Fundación Europea para la Sociedad de la Información also is involved in the project, as is the Universidad Estatal a Distancia and several other agencies.
The internet station went live Monday. A major goal is to pass on information about technology to the business community, said the ministry.