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Google is an unlikely messenger between Trump and Cuba, insider says

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Havana manager says company has acted as go-between and that Cubans trust Google more than the Trump administration Google has worked as an intermediary between the Trump administration and the Cuban government as it has sought a deal to improve internet access on the island, according to private remarks by Google’s manager in Havana.A new memorandum of understanding unveiled this week between Google and Etesca, the Cuban telecommunications monopoly, is set to kickstart negotiations on technical ways that Google could help improve internet connectivity on the island, including the possible buildout of an underwater cable. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/29/google-is-an-unlikely-messenger-between-trump-and-cuba-insider-says

Author : Stephanie Kirchgaessnerin Washington

Publish date : 2019-03-29 14:28:06

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