US firm Sprint signs roaming telecom deal with Cuba

November 02, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP)

Telecom giant Sprint on Monday became the first US company to sign a deal to provide a direct roaming mobile phone service for foreigners visiting Cuba, executives said.

The Kansas-based firm signed a deal with the Cuban state telecom company Etecsa, hoping to tap into the millions of visitors they hope will visit the island now that Washington and Havana have restored diplomatic relations