Cuba On Line

“I never connected to the Internet, the first day I arrived they explained each step and the characteristics of the service, and although at first it was hard, they helped me a lot. The connection is fast. but time flies away in a hurry. We always have a thousand doubts while we browse, imagine that for us it is the first time … We are like children and often time of the connection goes away just to figure out how to do certain operations. ”
A few months ago, the Ministry of Communications of Cuba has instructed the State-owned company, ETECSA, to install a wifi network in the most important squares of the town. A real revolution in a country where, until then, the network was a luxury for tourists. Now prices are rapidly dropping, 2CUC for an hour, about 2 euros, and Cubans use the network mostly to talk to relatives in Miami, use Facebook and manage blogs. Not having private spaces, the squares become a great place for communication, creating a more intimate and personal communications areas and areas where instead, as per the Latin culture, discussion becomes public, in the euphoria of a new frontier of their personal relationships.

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