Cuban Company, Google Sign Memorandum in Havana

Havana, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Telecommunications Company S.A. (Etecsa) and the American company Google signed Thursday in Havana a memorandum of understanding to continue negotiations on Internet traffic.

The document signed by the Head of Google Cuba, Brett Perlmutter, and the Vice President of Investments of Etecsa, Luis Adolfo Iglesias, allows to continue the joint work in the exchange of traffic, known technically as Peering, to improve the access to the network of networks in the island.

The intention reflected in the memorandum will be materialized when the technical conditions allow it, the sides specified.

The document is the second signed by Etecsa and Google, after the one agreed in December 2016 for the launch of the Google Global Cache service, in operation since April 2017.

The entities added the new document ratifies the interest of U.S. companies in doing business with Etecsa.

At present, there are more than a dozen U.S. companies with agreements in force, for the side´s benefit.


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