By SubTel Forum

A submarine fibre optic cable which is expected to greatly increase internet connection speed in Cuba will soon be operational, and is creating moderate expectations among civil society on the island, where private access to the net is not a government priority according to IPS.  “Any measure to improve connectivity and expand Cuba's capacity to access the internet is positive, because it will allow more voices on the island, both institutional and individual, to be heard worldwide,” Cuban journalist Francisco Rodríguez, the author of “Paquito el de Cuba,” a popular blog, told IPS.

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