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.”
“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.