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Cuba Comes Online Following Completion of Underseas Cable From Jamaica


Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, internet )

JL
- 425 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A new branch of the Venezuela-to-Cuba undersea fiber-optic cable has reportedly come online, linking the island to nearby Jamaica, increasing Cuba's potential international communications bandwidth and providing a backup for the main line.



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Mitchell D. (129)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:38 pm
An entry to the 21st century? I'm hopeful that this feeds/fuels a move towards mainstream entry into the hemishere, especially with Hugo Chavez no longer running Venezuela.
 

JL A. (272)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:39 pm
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Angelika R. (146)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:53 pm
Welcome to the online family Cuba! Great news, thx JL. I have a friend from Cuba who i am sure is thrilled now.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:45 am
Hello Cuba!
 

Robbin McManus (86)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:38 pm
Welcome Cuba. Thanks JL for posting.
 

JL A. (272)
Friday May 24, 2013, 11:03 pm
You are welcome Angelika and Robbin,
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Sherri G. (111)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 12:03 am
Hopefully Cuban citizens will also have routine access someday soon. Thanks JL for posting noted.
 

JL A. (272)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 11:05 am
You are welcome Sherri.
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Michael Kirkby (83)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 1:02 pm
Noted
 
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