HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 21 – Writing for a publication called the Global Post, Nick Miroff provides readers with an excellent account of the history and current status of business relations between US mobile phone companies and Internet providers and Cuba.
“For years, U.S. mobile phone companies and internet providers have been banned from doing business with Cuba, further isolating one of the least-connected countries in the hemisphere.
“When the Obama administration loosened those restrictions earlier this year, it looked like a tech surge was in store for the communist-ruled island. But after months of silence, Cuba seems to be saying no thanks.
“Other outstanding trade and legal grievances need to be resolved before American telecommunications companies are granted access, a Cuban telecom official said Saturday, in a statement that appeared to rebuff one of the Obama administration’s key Cuba policy initiatives.”
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