Obama’s New Telecom Game with Cuba

April 13th, 2009- The Obama administration said today that it was changing some U.S. policies toward Cuba, hoping to, among other things, “promote the freer flow of information and humanitarian items to the Cuban people.”

The news could create some major changes with regard to cellphones, computers and broadband in Cuba. The administration proposes to let telecommunications companies establish fiber-optic and satellite links between the U.S. and the island, let U.S. carriers enter into roaming service agreements with Cuba’s carriers, let U.S. satellite radio and TV companies provide service in the country and allow people to donate consumer telecommunication devices to Cuba without a license.

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