In Cuba there are currently 600 areas for wireless Internet access through ETECSA's Nauta services. The average daily connections from these WiFi areas goes up to around 410 000, using smartphones, tablets or laptops.
Every province in Cuba has opened several of these public areas for international navigation, spread out among the different towns.
Mainly, these places are parks, squares, hotels and the Malecón, in Havana.
It is advisable for the user to activate a permanent Nauta account for international navigation, since the temporary accounts can't be recharged and are only valid for a period of 30 calendar days starting with the first connection.
Once connected, the person can use several online apps and services.
Among the most popular, the use of the search engines Google and Youtube, also Facebook, Whatsapp and calling via IMO
Even though there is a large number of people using the WiFi for work or research, the main reason that a Cuban has for connecting to the Internet is still communication with family and friends outside the country, using social media or any instant messaging system 📲💌