ETECSA allows from today on the sending of text messages to the United States

ETECSA allows from today on the sending of text messages to the United StatesHAVANA, 8 Dec. ETECSA, announces that, from December 8, 2017, from any mobile phone in Cuba, it will be possible to send international messages (SMS) to any mobile phone in the United States.

The Telecommunications Company of Cuba, S.A., ETECSA, announces that, from December 8, 2017, from any mobile phone in Cuba, it will be possible to send international messages (SMS) to any mobile phone in the United States.

The cost will be 0.60 CUC, similar to the rest of the international destinations. For sending text messaging to the United States, the user must, at the time of entering the telephone number, dial, the sign of

“+”, the United States code, 1, the code of the location and the cell number.

Example:

“+” + 1 + 702 (Las Vegas code) + mobile number

The codes of US locations can be found in the Information Pages of the Cuba Telephone Directory.

For more information, call 118.