Etecsa announces a service outage on Wednesday

Etecsa announces a service outage on Wednesday

Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company (Etexa) announced damage in the early hours of Wednesday across the island.

“In the early hours of Wednesday, December 27, services and applications that require Internet access via mobile data, from Etecsa Wi-Fi locations and at home, will be affected,” says the memo published in Media Officials.

Information indicates that outages respond to maintenance and user warranty work.

He adds that Etecsa specialists plan to complete the procedures on time.

Poor internet connectivity in Cuba is also an issue It makes users angrywho pay large sums to Cuba's telecommunications monopoly, ETECSA, for a service that is far from improving and is getting worse.

Last March, social media networks were filled with complaints from Internet users who suffered from the government company's poor work when trying to connect to the network.

“Communication is so bad in Cuba that I wonder why the hell ETECSA is being sold Services? “Don't offer any more recharges for the poor service you provide,” user Patricia Montse-Serrat demanded.

A year ago, power outages affected phone coverage and internet speed in Matanzas and Sancti Spiritus, official sources said.

Likewise, the regime admitted in November that less than 8% of Cuban homes were connected to the Internet.

In an article published by the official Granma newspaper, the government said that “more than 282,000 homes enjoy the Nauta Hogar service, with a clear intention to give priority to rural residents.”

This represents just 7.23% of the island's total housing stock, which is estimated at 3.9 million homes, and just 8,000 new services compared to the previous year.

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