Casi 6 millones de usuarios tienen acceso a internet en Cuba

HAVANA, Oct. 4th  – At the end of August, almost 6 million users with Internet access in Cuba and nearly 2 million connected from Nauta’s permanent accounts were registered, Communications Vice Minister Wilfredo González Vidal said today.

According to the official, at the end of that month there were more than 5 million 975 thousand people with access to the network of networks in the country and more than 1 million 827 thousand with permanent accounts. Likewise, he said, they own the Nauta email more than 2 million 838 thousand.

In a press conference on the process of computerization at national level, González Vidal also indicated that, at the end of 2018, all the organisms and territorial governments will have to have public institutional portals under the gob.cu domain, “commitment linked to the empowerment of the electronic government “.

On the other hand, the executive president of ETECSA, Mayra Arevich, let know that until today, the country reaches the figure of only 1,798 navigation areas, for a population of around 11 million inhabitants.

Arevich said that 755 public Wi-Fi sites, 211 navigation rooms and 832 third-party navigation areas (Wi-Fi + rooms) are counted. In addition, there are 51 thousand 728 users of Nauta Hogar, distributed in 150 municipalities (out of a total of 169), “and 30% of the Popular Councils are covered.”

“Public navigation solutions are available in all provinces and municipalities, and it is expected to end 2019 with 982 Popular Councils, 200 more than at present,” he said.

On the Internet in the mobile and its next opening, ETECSA’s directive explained that 3G technology is already installed in all municipalities and that 710 new sites have been installed with the capacity to offer the service to 65% of the population.

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