Saturday, July 26, 2008

Cuba - telecom reforms

Cuba Foresees Great Developments in Telecommunications

Cuba is developing a strategy to increase phone and data management services, the introduction of terrestrial digital television and raising the stability and invulnerability of telecommunications.

Jorge Luis Perdomo, Cuban vice-minister of Informatics and Communications, stated that the country is creating the infrastructure support, considering the goals they have set, with the cooperation of foreign partners, like China and the ALBA countries.

The sector forecasts for the next few years were revealed by Perdomo at the International Convention of the Electrical Engineering Faculty (FIE 2008) of Oriente University, underway in this city.

Regarding access technologies, the official announced that the cordless and cellular phone services will be extended, among other measures for the benefit of the people.

He specified that they are running some tests on digital phone services at the moment to determine which is most convenient to take under the conditions in the island.

He also insisted on the need to achieve stronger ties between universities, research centers, and the polytechnics; to encourage an innovative way of thinking and the integration between production and services.

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