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This page: Annual statistics of mobile and fixed telephony and fixed broadband in Cuba.


TelecoWorld: Cuba


Official Name: Republic of Cuba
Capital: Havana
Population: 11.25 millions (CEPAL 2015)
Currency: Cuban Peso
Calling Code: +53

Regulator Agency: MIC

Ministério de la Informática y las Comunicaciones de Cuba




The following figure presents the evolution number of public and cellular telephones in Cuba. Source: ITU.




Thousands 2013 2014 2015
Mobile Accesses 1,996 2,531 3,335
Fixed Telephones 1,237 1,265 1,296
Broadband 5 8 8

Source: ITU


Density 2013 2014 2015
Fixed Accesses/100 inhab. 17.7 22.5 29.7
Mobile Accesses/100 inhab. 11.0 11.2 11.5
Broadband/100 inhab. 0.05 0.07 0.07

Source: ITU



Fixed Telephony Operator


The main public telephony operator in Cuba is: Cuba Telecommunicaciones Company (ETECSA).





Cellular Operators


The unity of mobile business of the ETECSA is Cubacel, created in January 9th 2004 from the fusion of enterprises: Cubacel y C_COM.


Cubacel technology is TDMA?GSM.


Only foreigners and people from the government could have cell phones in Cuba. This restriction has created a parallel market where many Cubans with conditions to buy a cell phone using names of other people. In Mar/08, the new president of Cuba Raul Castro officially authorized the possession of cell phones by Cubans.






The Movitel is a Trunking and pager operator. (Movitel)



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