Cubans getting early taste of mobile internet in system test

  • Pedestrians use their smartphones to surf the internet in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The state telecommunications company of Cuba launched on Wednesday the latest, and most extensive, of a recent series of test runs of a mobile network that would give ordinary citizens greater access to the internet than has existed before on the island. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

  • People get connected to the internet using their phones at a park in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The state telecommunications company of Cuba launched on Wednesday the latest, and most extensive, of a recent series of test runs of a mobile network that would give ordinary citizens greater access to the internet than has existed before on the island. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

  • A policeman gets connected to the internet using his phone in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The state telecommunications company of Cuba launched on Wednesday the latest, and most extensive, of a recent series of test runs of a mobile network that would give ordinary citizens greater access to the internet than has existed before on the island. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

HAVANA — One of the world’s least-wired countries was a little more connected on Wednesday.

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