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IGF 2016 - Day 3 - Room 7 - WS81: Internet and ICT for Cuban Medical Cooperation Abroad

 

The following are the outputs of the real-time captioning taken during the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Jalisco, Mexico, from 5 to 9 December 2016. Although it is largely accurate, in some cases it may be incomplete or inaccurate due to inaudible passages or transcription errors. It is posted as an aid to understanding the proceedings at the event, but should not be treated as an authoritative record. 

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>> In Cuba, we have Internet connection.  We have a policy government to make it easier to have Internet in the universities, in the research centers, in the hospitals, in the schools, institutes.  Also the public service they have Internet.  We ‑‑ they have Wi‑Fi free of spaces too.  They have a policy to grow for more access and more Connectivity.  And international collaboration too.  Do you have another question?

>> Do they allow foreign companies to invest for giving service people Internet and cell phone?

>> They have a lot foreign investment.  They get ‑‑ they have made a new law three years ago.  They have an international affair for in Cuba to get more ‑‑ to get people to know the organization and they have new laws ‑‑ when they get with other persons to get collaborations even though it doesn't matter if they're foreign.  In here, they have that too.

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>> Workshop ended at 1:30 p.m. CST.

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