Modernizing the communications hub for the CUBARTE network

The Ministry of Culture
The Computer Center for Culture CUBARTE
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Servers provide hosting services for portals and websites belonging to the entire network of institutions attached to the Ministry of Culture, to writers and artists, as well as to the Civil Society Organizations.
It connects the development of websites and applications for the purpose of improving the connectivity infrastructure in order to improve all the processes of computerizing the cultural system, its commercial services through the creation of virtual shopping, the online transmission and optimal access to digital content.
It will also contribute to increasing the efficiency and efficacy of promoting and making available the information coming from public institutions, supporting the activities of artists, writers and cultural professionals, at the same time as it facilitates access to prioritized areas such as arts education and community work.
It makes it possible to offer a variety of cultural content to the population and to the world, relating to the Cuban cultural system.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Enhanced quality and connectivity to the Internet.
Creation of its own channel within the cultural system that backs up streaming of cultural content.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Not available

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
The Center for Cultural Communication (CREART)
Public Sector
The System of Cultural Institutions
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Creation of the hub is a fundamental support for making use of the capacities of Internet communication, on behalf of the visibility of Cuban culture on national and international levels.
It is a challenge for Cuba to attain the scope and quality of connectivity due to the economic conditions being imposed by coercive measures unilaterally imposed by the United States of America.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)