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St. Croix Avis: viNGN completes broadband projects


St-Croix-Avis-MastSt. Croix Avis:  The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) announcement at recent board meeting elicits comment from Gov. John P. deJongh, Jr.: “I think your team has done a tremendous job.”Among several accomplishments noted at meeting are the connection to the territory’s first all-fiber optic network to over 300 Community Anchor Institutions (including libraries, universities, public safety services, hospitals and schools);  the government’s realized savings with its ISP’s utilization of the viNGN broadband network;  the completion of the “middle mile” network, enabling ISPs to offer higher speeds at lower prices.

Download the article,   ViNGN completes broadband project_The Avis_Aug 12 2014 (St. Croix Avis) / PDF

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About vingn

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).

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