It will allow the use of mobile data in cell phones.
Starting tomorrow, Cuban will begin to get mobile data that will allow them to access the Internet from their mobile phones, something predicted by the island's residents. In order to use the service, the telephones will have to operate at a frequency of 900 MHz and clients have access to use bills or for a data pack.
The data packs will range from seven dollars for 600 megabytes to 30 dollars (average salary value in Cuba) for four gigabytes. For billing, access to international pages will be 0.10 cents per megabytes, while pages that end in. Will cost two cents.
How the service will be implemented
For three days, from Thursday to Saturday, the service will reach mobile phones gradually depending on the numerical code the phone starts.
This year, the national telephone company made two free tests for consumers to access the mobile data service and thereby evaluating the ability of the national network to support mass access.
Cuba is one of the least connected countries in the world, although in recent years it has led a phased opening to the internet network. There are currently more than 600 steering rooms and 1200 Wi-Fi zones located mainly in public parks.
For years, internet access in homes had limited to officers, journalists, academics and artists, but in 2016 the coverage was extended to the rest of the population with the start of the Nauta Hogar service, Which offers Internet in homes in packages of 30 hours of monthly connection which can range from $ 15 to $ 70.
Although the service does not have virtually any operation, government blocks a small number of websites such as the Televisión Martí Radio channel, which is funded by the US, and other pages that favor system change.
It began establishing an Internet connection in Cuba in the 1990's with limited access to diplomats and overseas businesses through expensive and slow satellite systems, after the US restricted the use of cables running through & # 39 ; r island due to sanctions. However, Havana completed a fiber optic terminal by agreement with Venezuela in 2012, without the authorities that allowed to contract the service individually.
In 2013, populated steering rooms were opened to check their post or surf the Internet. In 2015, Wi-Fi zones were installed in parks and plates, the most popular type of connection costing one dollar per hour. .
In parallel, partial services such as access to emails from mobile phones were opened through the Exploration accounts hereinafter and connections were set as proof in homes up to 2017.
AP and KPA Agencies