Posted on Friday, 06.21.13
New tools to help Cubans access TV, Radio Marti
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MIAMI -- The Office of Cuban Broadcasting is debuting two new tools to
help Cubans get around Internet censorship and access the agency's programs.
The U.S. government-produced TV and Radio Marti broadcasts will soon be
available on disposable USB flash drives made out of paper. The agency
has also developed a text messaging service that allows people to share
information through their cell phones.
Neither service requires an Internet connection, allowing users to avoid
OCB Director Carlos Garcia Perez says the tools will enhance and empower
how people in Cuba share information.
TV Marti was created in 1990 to offer Cubans an alternative news source
to state-controlled programming.
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