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Cuba-U.S. Telecommunications Business Forum

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The Cuban government’s intention to continue promoting progress in the area of ​​access and massive use of ICT, and establishing bilateral projects, based on respect for the United Nations Charter and international law, was reaffirmed during a Business Forum of Cuban and U.S. companies working in information and communication technologies (ICT).

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ETECSA and Verizon reach telecommunications agreement

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The Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba S.A. (ETECSA) and Verizon Partner Solutions, the wholesale services unit of U.S. company Verizon Communications Inc., have concluded their negotiations and signed a direct interconnection agreement for the exchange of international voice traffic between Cuba and the U.S.

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US Blockade Hurts Cuban Telecommunications

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The U.S. blockade of Cuba has cost the Cuban telecommunications industry more than seven billion USD in losses in the last year alone, created obstacles to the purchase of hardware and software, and hindered Cubans’ ability to surf the Internet. The seven billion USD in losses were reported for May 2010 to April 2011, according to a Cuban government report sent to the UN General Assembly (UNGA).