Wi-Fi in Santiago de Cuba at Killer Prices
January 11, 2015
By Circles Robinson
HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban monopoly telecommunication’s company ETECSA
announces that an experimental WiFi conecction will become available in
Santiago de Cuba during January. The price will be 4.50 CUC (5.00 USD)
per hour, the equivalent of an average week’s salary on the island.
The news that WiFi will be installed at a locale near the Ferreiro Park
in Cuba’s second largest city was given by the official journalist’s
association, UPEC, on their website cubaperiodistas.cu.
Users will be allowed to upload and download files on their cell phones,
tablets or laptops and the initial speed will be one megabyte per
second, states the announcement.
Similar WiFi service exists at even higher prices at some hotels in
Havana and Varadero.
Hackers able to obtain the corresponding passwords may also be able to
make use of the service free of charge, as is already taking place in
Source: Wi-Fi in Santiago de Cuba at Killer Prices – Havana Times.org –