In an interview with ABC News, President Obama said Google had struck a deal to bring internet access to Cuba.
The President said Google would build out broadband and Wi-Fi infrastructure on the island, which he said was “necessary for Cuba to enter the 21st century economically.”
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“Invariably that gives the Cuban people more information and allows them to have more of a voice,” Obama continued.
Recently, the BBC reported Cuba would be getting an internet lifeline from Venezuela. That country is laying a 1,000 mile fiber optic cable that will link it and Cuba directly.