Cuba’s mobile phone boom sees few calls but plenty of chatter

Roberto Machado tapped his pocket with a smile and with some ceremony fished out the phone: a Sony Ericsson, vintage 2003. For its new owner this was no clunky relic. It was beautiful.Machado, a 31-year-old artist, recently received it from an aunt in Spain and was enchanted. “I love it. I tell you, with this life isn’t the same.”To read this report in The Guardian in full, see:
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/apr/25/cuba-mobile-phone-boom

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