Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Arimao cable highlights Cuba's challenges in accessing connectivity

The island must pay international connection fees in foreign currency, but it is not abundant. Additionally, US sanctions force them to seek more costly options than those indicated by economic logic. Despite the limitations, Havana is looking for new routes. With the Arimao, traffic has grown by 17%.

In early December 2022, the official ceremony took place at the Tricontinental Port of Cienfuegos to mark the beginning of the technical work for the deployment of the Arimao submarine fiber optic cable. Starting from Cienfuegos, the cable was intended to reach the Caribbean island of Martinique, which belongs to France.

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Puerto Rico · Fixed Broadband28/03/2024

Puerto Rico must deploy fiber optics in more than half of the island's homes

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Uruguay · Pay TV · Internet & OTT · Operators27/03/2024

Through agreements with Claro and Movistar, cable operators expand their Internet offer

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Andina Link 2024: Padtec targets small and medium-sized ISPs in Colombia

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México · Fixed Broadband31/01/2024

In five years, Telmex lost 25% of its share in the fixed broadband market

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"Telecommunications companies seek to improve customer service"

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