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Cuba to expand home internet service to all of Havana this year

Published 22 Jan 2021 12:31 CET | Cuba

State-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa intends to expand the coverage of the Nauta Hogar home internet service offered by state-owned telecommunications operator ...

Cuba hits 1 million 4G users

Published 09 Jul 2020 12:53 CET | Cuba

Cuba has reached the milestone of 1 million users of 4G-LTE services around a year after the technology was launched, reports local daily Periodico Cubano, citing a tweet ...

Cuba's Etecsa launches new 4G plans with up to 14GB

Published 24 Jun 2020 13:57 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa has revamped the range of plans available on the LTE network it activated last year, reports official news portal ...

Cuban DTT coverage tops 75%, including new HD channels

Published 29 May 2020 14:12 CET | Cuba

Cuba has extended digital terrestrial television (DTT) coverage to 76.2 percent of the island following the installation of 63 new transmitters over the past 3 months, ...

Cuban home internet connections double to 143,000 in Q4

Published 05 Feb 2020 11:48 CET | Cuba

Over 143,000 Cubans could access home internet connections via Nauta Hogar service offered by state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa at the end of 2019, reports local ...

Cuba passes 6 mln mobile customers, half of them data users

Published 19 Dec 2019 13:58 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa announced that the country has passed the milestone of 6 million mobile subscribers, up from 5.37 million at the end of ...

Cuba tops 3 mln mobile data users, launches new plans

Published 06 Dec 2019 14:26 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa has launched several new mobile plans for connecting to the internet at up to 4G speeds where available, reports local ...

Cuba tops 110,000 home internet connections in Q3

Published 01 Nov 2019 14:51 CET | Cuba

Over 110,000 Cubans can now access home internet connections via Nauta Hogar service offered by state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa, reports local news site Cuba ...

Cubans allowed to use private Wi-Fi networks

Published 31 Jul 2019 12:25 CET | Cuba

Cuban residents are now allowed to connect to the internet via private fixed and mobile data transmission infrastructure after legislation approving small private Wi-Fi ...

Cuba targets end-year 4G coverage in 15 provincial capitals

Published 09 Jul 2019 12:27 CET | Cuba

State-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa is aiming to bring 4G mobile services to all of the country's 15 provincial capitals by the end of 2019, reports BNamericas, ...

Cuba green lights private Wi-Fi networks

Published 30 May 2019 08:59 CET | Cuba

Cuba's Ministry of Communications (Mincom) has announced the legalisation of small private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet as well as the import of equipment including ...

Google, Etecsa ink direct peering MoU to improve Cuban connectivity

Published 29 Mar 2019 10:49 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa has signed a new agreement with Google to improve internet access for the island's internet users. Under the terms of ...

Russia, Cuba to expand ICT cooperation

Published 28 Mar 2019 12:02 CET | Cuba, Russian Federation

Russia has agreed an expanded cooperation in the ICT field with Cuba. Russia aims to grow exports of its telecommunications solutions to Cuba and expand cooperation in ICT ...

Cuba to begin testing LTE for heavy data users

Published 11 Mar 2019 11:39 CET | Cuba

State-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa has begun trials of 4G technology in northern Havana just over 3 months after activating 3G services all over the country, ...

Cuba up to 70,000 home internet connections

Published 23 Jan 2019 15:42 CET | Cuba

Just over 70,000 Cubans have signed up to one of the Nauta Hogar home internet connections offered by state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa in the 22 months since ...

Over 1.8 mln Cubans use 3G service in 40 days

Published 18 Jan 2019 15:06 CET | Cuba

Over 1.8 million Cubans connected to the 3G network of state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa in the 40 days following its activation on 04 December 2018, reports ...

Cuba officially launches 3G mobile internet service

Published 05 Dec 2018 10:29 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa confirmed that it finally activated a mobile internet service via the island's 3G network on 04 December. The launch is ...

Telefonica in talks to connect Cuba to regional cable system

Published 27 Nov 2018 09:57 CET | Cuba, Spain

Spain's Telefonica has offered to connect Cuba to its international cable system with a view to improving the country's internet access, reports EFE. The company made the ...

Xtera connects Guantanamo to Puerto Rico subsea cable

Published 15 Nov 2018 15:31 CET | Caribbean, Cuba, Puerto Rico

Subsea fibre-optic technology company Xtera has announced completion of the final splice and marine operations on its Guantanamo (Cuba) to Puerto Rico submarine cable system ...

Cuba's Etecsa launches internet promo for rural areas

Published 25 Oct 2018 11:10 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa has announced the launch of a new internet offer for rural areas that costs a third of the price payable in cities. The ...

Cuba offers day of free mobile data to all to test network ahead of launch

Published 15 Aug 2018 10:25 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa said it offered a day of free mobile internet to all of its 5 million subscribers as a test ahead of the full launch of ...

Cuba to launch mobile internet service next month - report

Published 22 Jun 2018 11:30 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa is set to finally launch mobile internet services via the island's 2G and 3G network in the second half of July, ...

Ding, Etecsa ink Cubacel SIM and handset deal

Published 19 Jun 2018 11:58 CET | Cuba

Irish mobile payments company Ding has announced an agreement with Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa to enable customers all over the world to go online ...

South Africa and Cuba ink deal to cooperate on ICT, and especially on security

Published 15 May 2018 13:13 CET | Cuba, South Africa

South Africa and Cuba governments have signed an ICT cooperation agreement. The agreement covers the exchange of technical skills and human resources development; sharing ...

Cuba hits 5 million active mobile lines

Published 13 Apr 2018 11:02 CET | Cuba

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications operator Etecsa announced that there are now over 5 million active mobile lines in the country, up from 4 million at the end of 2016 and ...

 




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