The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) in partnership with Banco Popular, presented the seminar Online Banking and Digital Literacy for Seniors and Veterans in advance observance of Money Smart Week, on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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Attendees were given a progress update on the territory-wide implementation of the national broadband initiative, and a brief overview of the Cyberlearning Digital Literacy training by St. Thomas Project Manager Yvonne Fenton and Turnbull Regional Library PCC Site Manager Anita Davis, respectively. Representing Banco Popular, Public Relations Officer Gabriela Maldonado introduced Information Technology Supervisor Moises Peña, who managed a lively discussion and gave detailed instructions on getting started with online banking, advantages, and cyber security measures in place to ensure safe financial transactions. On St. Croix, Project Manager Stennett Dariah did the honors.
NOTE: The period for registration for this course is now passed. viNGN recommends signing up for the FREE Khan Academy or access more information on Digital Learning Day resources on this blog.
For more information about the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program and free digital literacy training, visit our web site at www.vingn.com.
The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from a grant by the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia.The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).