Cuban state telecom company Etecsa has announced a new initiative to provide residential internet service in Havana, where the company also plans to install 30 new public Wi-Fi areas in 2016.

La Habana Vieja, Cuba.
La Habana Vieja, Cuba.

The test is to be conducted in La Habana Vieja, the capital’s historic district, and will be run via fiber-optic cables. Currently the Cuban government limits at-home internet access to members of certain professions such as medicine, academia and journalism; the new public Wi-Fi spots will raise the total internet access points in the city to 47.

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