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Cuba Gives Its Citizens Full Internet Access On Their Phones

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Cuba Gives Its Citizens Full Internet Access On Their Phones
Starting Thursday, everyone in Cuba with 3G-capable phones will gradually be able to access the internet.
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Cuba is finally giving its citizens full access to the internet on their phones. It's one of the last countries in the world to do so. 

Cuba's state-run telecommunications company ETECSA made the announcement on Tuesday. Starting Thursday, everyone in Cuba with 3G-capable phones will gradually be able to access the internet. 

Cuba's been a little slow on the internet uptake. The Associated Press reports until now, the only internet access Cubans have had on their phones is a state-run email account. Just last year, the Cuban government rubber stamped home internet access. 

Still, there are concerns about the cost of mobile internet access, as the lowest package of the service will run Cubans about $7 a month. The average monthly wage for state workers is only about $30.