Why Cuba Is at the Start of a Cell Phone Revolution

Dec 05, 2018 - Fortune

Cuba’s national telecom provider, ETECSA, will offer 3G data to the 5 million-or-so cell phone users in the country for the first time, it said Tuesday in a statement (in Spanish). Service is rolling out Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to avoid the network overloads that accompanied tests this August.

Larger companies and foreign embassies were able to buy into the fledgling 3G network as early as December 2017, according to the Associated Press, and this summer Cuba began allowing access...