It seeks to specify date for change in Cuba to free software
- Submitted by: Luis Manuel Mazorra
- Science and Technology
- 02 / 27 / 2012
In Cuba, the output is preparing a new law that concrete date for the migration to free software, a fact that takes thought for quite some time, according to statements by the Deputy Minister of Informatics and Communications, Boris Moreno.
The rule will issue a migration schedule can be met, said Moreno told Prensa Latina, after inaugurating an exhibition on the occasion of the sector in the communications worker, tomorrow February 24.
We must do this process with responsibility for the normal course of exchange of non-stop because we migrated to a platform that does not support the applications available, said the manager.
Most important, he said, is that legislation could be ready this year we will ensure there specific deadlines to effect change in the institutions of state and government, as a matter of technological sovereignty.
It is an issue that we must deal with a lot of responsibility, the deputy minister remarked after explaining that sometimes some fans of open source applications create false expectations that can solve problems and speed to be applied.
Asked about other challenges to the MIC in 2012, Moreno said that aim to improve telephone services, especially to increase the number of phones in the Caribbean nation, which closed last year with 1.2 million active lines.
The figure was achieved by joining the existing 300 thousand new services during 2011, according to data provided by the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba (Etecsa).
Previously the Minister for the category, Medardo Diaz, and Secretary General of the Union of Communication Workers, Information and Electronics, Milagros Valles, a stamp canceled allegorical celebration.
During the day the work was presented The telephone, Gian Carlo Menotti, which premiered on Broadway in May 1947 and that on this occasion was provided by the National Lyric Theater actors Cuba.