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One monthly wage in Cuba for seven Verizon's roaming minutes

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Starting this week, Verizon Wireless customers who travel to Cuba can connect through the company’s Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option.

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Verizon is the first U.S.-based wireless company to offer roaming in Cuba.

“Our customers are citizens of the world, and we want them to seamlessly enjoy a great Verizon experience wherever they travel,” said, Javier Farfan, vice president of cultural and segment marketing for Verizon.

“By offering international services while traveling in Cuba, we are making it simple and easy for our customers to stay connected wherever and whenever they choose.”

The process is simple. Customers using a World Device who are traveling to Cuba can opt-in to add the Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option.

While in Cuba, voice calls are $2.99 per minute, data is $2.05 per megabyte and standard international messaging rates apply.

The average salary in Cuba is $20 a month

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