Cuba’s mystery fiber-optic Internet cable stirs to life

A ship lays fiber optic cable which will connect Venezuela and Cuba in a beach in La GuairaHAVANA (Reuters) – An undersea fiber-optic cable that promises to bring Cuban Internet and phone communications into the 21st Century stirred to life this week, two years after it was laid between Venezuela and the Caribbean island. Financed by the Venezuelan government, the ALBA-1 cable under the Caribbean was laid with much fanfare in 2010 and connected to Cuba in February 2011. Since then it has been dormant and the government silent as to why. “I had my eye on it. …

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