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Cuban Government Says It's Expanding Wi-Fi Access, Making It Cheaper

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it's expanding Internet access by adding Wi-Fi capacity to dozens of state-run Internet centers and more than halving the co...

Netflix Expands To Cuba

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 04.11.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix began selling its Internet video service in Cuba Monday in what appears to be a largely symbolic move driven by the rec...

Normalizing Relations With Cuba Will Help Journalists Do Their Jobs

Carlos Lauria | Posted 03.16.2015 | World
Carlos Lauria

Journalists will hopefully be able to do their jobs without the ongoing threat of being incarcerated solely for reporting and expressing critical opinions, and with the possibility of having Internet access without filters, obstructions or prohibitive costs.

'Hackathon For Cuba' Begins In Miami

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 01.31.2014 | Latino Voices

MIAMI (AP) — Technology experts are gathering to brainstorm ways to improve access to the Internet and information in Cuba, considered the one of th...

Cubans Love Apple

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Although Apple has no stores in Cuba -- nor does any other U.S. company -- it is among the most desired brands in the widespread illegal trade.

Terabytes... Slipping the Bonds of Censorship in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.21.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

With a lack of information channels not under the strict supervision of the State other paths also arise to exchange, buy and sell foreign television programs, music and films. In a dizzying variety and quantity.

Cuba's High-Speed Internet Mystery

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

HAVANA -- It was all sunshine, smiles and celebratory speeches as officials marked the arrival of an undersea fiber-optic cable they promised would en...

Internet for Cubans: A Permanently Impossible Dream?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Each day they postpone our entry into the virtual village, the country's academic and professional capital plummets a little more.

Cuba's Forum on Alternative Media and Social Networks Ignores Alternative Voices

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

In Cuba, a country where the alternative blogosphere and twittersphere are both expanding, they held a meeting on Web 2.0 without inviting a single non-institutional voice.

MILESTONE: Fiber-Optic Communications Cable Arrives In Cuba

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HAVANA — A long-awaited undersea fiber-optic cable linking Cuba with the outside world arrived on the island on Wednesday, promising a bandwidth...

Internal and External Walls Block Cubans From Internet Sites

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Those who govern us have satellite antennas in their homes, broadband, open Internet, iPhones full of applications, while we -- the citizens -- trip over screens that say "this service is not available in your country."

In Cuba, Isolated Islanders Wait For The Internet

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A vague completion date, and the question of whether it will bring information for all, surrounds the submarine cable linking Cuba and Venezuela.