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Articles tagged with: banderson

Cuba’s New $70 Million Internet Pipe

Last week, an undersea cable joining Cuba with Venezuela was completed, a process that took nearly 3 weeks and $70 million. A second leg will connect Cuba with Jamaica which will become operational this summer. These new cables will increase internet capacity by 3000% and according to Prensa Latina, these new cable are “a breach” in the longstanding trade embargo against the island.


The Venezuela link runs some 1500 kilometers and comes in thru the city of Santiago de Cuba in the eastern part of the island. The fiber was laid down by Alcatel-Lucent a French company.

Cloud-Based Mini-iPhone In The Works

Rumors persist that Apple will be coming out with a smaller and less expensive version of their extremely popular iPhone — this time with no contract. As of this writing, there is no official confirmation from Apple. But reports suggest that media and data storage will be, at least in part, in the cloud. That would allow making a device extremely tiny, perhaps as much as half the size of an iPhone 4. But of course there’s the screen that needs to be viewable. With cloud storage, it’s still unclear how accessible your content will really be, as you jump from one wifi zone to another if you’re on the road, or actually in the clouds on an airplane.