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La Havana and Wi-Fi.

Old Aug 7, 19, 2:41 pm
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Check out https://www.cellomobile.com/hotspot-rental/cuba.html Only 17 cents per MB. and it can be had with you anywhere in Cuba.

Not cheap, but certainly cheaper than any of the USA carriers. Verizon's charge is $2/MB. Same or similar with all USA major networks, not sure why they can't negotiate a better deal.
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Old Aug 11, 19, 1:57 pm
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Originally Posted by sillypainter View Post
Check out https://www.cellomobile.com/hotspot-rental/cuba.html Only 17 cents per MB. and it can be had with you anywhere in Cuba.

Not cheap, but certainly cheaper than any of the USA carriers. Verizon's charge is $2/MB. Same or similar with all USA major networks, not sure why they can't negotiate a better deal.
Thanks for posting that. I wonder how good the coverage is.
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Old Aug 18, 19, 1:31 am
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Originally Posted by dhuey View Post
Thanks for posting that. I wonder how good the coverage is.
Cuba has a very solid 3G coverage map. I read some place that they have now 4G in certain areas.
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Old Aug 18, 19, 10:56 am
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Originally Posted by sillypainter View Post
Cuba has a very solid 3G coverage map. I read some place that they have now 4G in certain areas.
Thanks. I have Verizon, and it currently lists voice, text, data and 2G for Cuba (maybe they haven't contracted for 3G or 4G yet with partners). Rates are crazy high: $2.99/min and $2.05/MB. This must result in some nasty surprises for the unaware. I think I'll be going with the service sillypainter mentioned, and I'll be sure to have my data turned off the whole time.
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Old Sep 3, 19, 8:03 am
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Originally Posted by VidaNaPraia View Post
You can tell where the Wifi hotspots are (other than in hotel lobbies). You will see lots of Cubans leaning against walls or standing in the street, looking at their phones.
Very recently, the system was upgraded and more people, including casa owners, may have begun to have Wifi at home.
You might be able to find those spots in maps, but depending on an app you use. Anyways, there's not that many of wifi hotspots.
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Old Sep 15, 19, 1:34 pm
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Sillypainter is right. 4G is the wayout. Wi-Fi is poor even in good hotels where I stayed. Don't know the reason but still.
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