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Havana wants Internet for ‘all Cubans’ by 2020

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Havana announced Thursday it wants “all Cubans” to be connected to the Internet by 2020, a goal the United States says will be difficult given the government’s communications monopoly. The Island already has one of the world’s lowest connectivity rates, with only 3.4 percent of the population able to access the Internet from home in 2013. “The Cuban government is working to ensure that the IT resources and Internet are available and accessible to all Cubans” in five years, Communication Ministry IT director Ernesto Rodriguez said, according to the official news website Cubadebate. A push to include all households reaches beyond a goal set by the United Nations for 50 percent of the population in developing countries to have Internet access in five years at…

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