Cochabamba account generally higher quality basic services in Bolivia, except, probably SEMAPA.
These companies are nationally recognized:
Comteco, a company dedicated to the public telephone service to national and district levels, also has Internet service, cable TV, and many others.
EMSA Municipal Sanitation Company, responsible for the pickup, transportation, storage and removed from urban waste produced. EMSA covers 88% of the city and collects 400 tonnes of waste are produced per day. Through the municipal government of Cochabamba, special containers made available throughout the city for the storage of solid waste common. The municipality's sole disposal facility, the K'ara K'ara waste dump (Botadero K'ara K'ara), has been the center of a long-running controversy over pollution of the air and groundwater; it is frequently blockaded by neighboring residents demanding changes.