Cuba’s Telecommunications Company ETECSA plans to activate 200,000 mobile lines and 634,000 new mobile internet connections in 2020, in line with the country’s economic and social development resolutions.
This was assured by ETECSA’s president Mayra Arevich during the last check of the computerization program of the society, headed by President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, reports the newspaper Granma.
Arevich explained that the cell phone network on Cuba is currently supporting over six million active lines, 70 percent of which are made through smart phones.
At the end of 2019, over 143,000 homes were connected to the Internet through the Nauta Hogar network, a figure that represents a growth of over 73,000 customers compared to 2018.
She set out that this year they will work on expanding the capacity and coverage of 4G technology and will benefit about 20,000 families with the installation of Internet in their homes.
During the meeting, the strategy defined by the Ministry of Communications for importing computer equipment was also analyzed, notes the daily.
On this issue, the need to make optimal use of financial resources was agreed, giving the national industry as much participation as possible.
The Cuban president insisted that the priority should be on the productions of the domestic industry, and cited as an example the laptop assembled in Cuba, “Gedeme” brand, which has proven quality and usability.
Lab/ Taked from Cubasi