Etecsa started rolling out 3G to selected clients last July but the full deployment of prepaid 3G capability for most of the island came in December.
The company will focus on the e-commerce, digital financial services, healthcare, mobility and insurance sectors, among others.
Of the total, US$450mn will go to a program to support reforms that improve efficiency and management of provincial governments.
ICT consultancy IDC, however, sees a market for the devices in Latin America.
January fixed connections are fewer than previously reported,
The city is looking to track routes, times and speeds of its vast fleet of public transport vehicles to make better decisions regarding infrastructure and to improve user experience.