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The Internet and the future of Cuba’s economy

The Internet and the future of Cuba’s economy

Cuba’s largest and best asset is its people, and this potential will not be released without the Internet. It is also a weighty element when attracting foreign investment. Certain aspects of national security are legitimate, but surely it is possible to achieve a better balance than what we have at present.

ETECSA denounces leak of training document with hypothetical data

ETECSA denounces leak of training document with hypothetical data

Cuba’s telecommunications company hastened this week to plug a leak that said that the state-run company, ETECSA, would “offer broad-band Internet access packages to Cuban homes on a pay-as-you-use basis through ADSL technology at different connection speeds.”

Google testing the waters in Cuba

Google testing the waters in Cuba

The Google executive, Brett Perlmutter, is a New York-based member of the company’s Google Ideas unit aimed at helping to solve the world’s biggest tech problems.

Toward a digitally connected Cuba

Toward a digitally connected Cuba

Titled the “Cuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act” (the “Cuba DATA Act”), the legislation would reaffirm the authority of the President to permit exports of telecommunications and technology services and infrastructure to Cuba.

Wi-Fi zones in Cuba: Internet is in the air

Wi-Fi zones in Cuba: Internet is in the air

With the antennas in Trinidad working full blast for nearly a month, and the town of Yayabo about to climb on the wagon of wireless Wi-Fi, the province of Sancti Spiritus places two of its cities on the Top Ten Wi-Fi hosts in Cuba.

Google?

Google?

Cuba

First direct flight from New Orleans To Cuba since 1958 to take off this weekend

First direct flight from New Orleans To Cuba since 1958 to take off this weekend

A series of concrete changes in recent months show that the two countries are slowly becoming more friendly toward one another.

Havana calling: US, Cuba re-establish direct undersea telephone cable

Havana calling: US, Cuba re-establish direct undersea telephone cable

The US and Cuba have restored a direct telecommunication connection between the two countries as they re-establish diplomatic relations. The cable currently only carries phone calls, but could be expanded to other services, Cuba’s telecom company said.

Telecommunications in Cuba and the U.S. Embargo: History, opportunities, and challenges

Telecommunications in Cuba and the U.S. Embargo: History, opportunities, and challenges

Since President Obama announced the United States’ new policy to normalize relations with Cuba, talk about opportunities for U.S. telecommunications companies has flourished.

Cuba + Internet = Democracy (?)

Cuba + Internet = Democracy (?)

Many people think the internet holds the key to establishing a liberal capitalist democracy in Cuba. But this view is simplistic and deterministic.

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