Internet in Cuba

Internet in Cuba

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Internet in Cuba is characterized by a low number of connections, limited bandwidth, censorship, and high cost. Cuba has an Internet penetration of 1 to 3 percent; making it the lowest rate in Latin America and one of the lowest in the world. The Internet in Cuba has stagnated since its introduction in the 1990s because of the U.S. embargo, lack of funding, and government interaction. The Cuban internet is also among the most tightly controlled in the world. According to Boris Moreno Cordoves, Deputy Minister of Informatics and Communications, the Torricelli Act identified the telecommunications sector as a tool for subversion of the 1959 Cuban Revolution, and the necessary technology has been conditioned by counter-revolutionaries, but is also seen as essential for Cuba's economic development.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • String Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135654098
  • 9786135654097