Google, Cuba sign deal al­low­ing faster ac­cess to com­pany’s data. Google

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and the Cuban gov­ern­ment signed a deal Mon­day al­low­ing the in­ter­net gi­ant to pro­vide faster ac­cess to its data by in­stalling servers on the is­land that will store much of the com­pany’s most pop­u­lar con­tent.

Stor­ing Google data in Cuba elim­i­nates the long dis­tances that sig­nals must travel from the is­land through Venezuela to the near­est Google server. The U.S. has no di­rect data link to the is­land.

The deal re­moves one of the many ob­sta­cles to in­ter­net in Cuba, which suf­fers from some of the world’s most lim­ited and ex­pen­sive ac­cess

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