The internet, but not as we know it: life online in China, Russia, Cuba and India | Technology | The Guardian

In Cuba, internet access is limited. But if you can’t get to the internet, there are ways of bringing it physically to you.It’s known as “el paquete semanal” or “the weekly packet”, an external drive loaded with thousands of hours of media content that is delivered to customers by enterprising ‘suppliers’ like Alberto Jorge.“With el paquete you choose what to watch and when to watch it,” says Jorge, 34, as he walks the cracked paving slabs of west Havana delivering the drives.

Source: The internet, but not as we know it: life online in China, Russia, Cuba and India | Technology | The Guardian

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