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Next Generation Network Giving Away 240 Laptops to Digital Literacy Students


vi-daily-news-online-mast-imageKevin Hughes, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. announced a number of items at a recent Board meeting, including the upcoming giveaway of 240 laptop computers through a random drawing, to U.S. Virgin Islands residents who have completed the Cyberlearning Digital Literacy training course.
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.
The computers are Asus (black 15.6″ monitors) with 4GB Ram and 500 GB hard drive space, Windows 8.1 installed. The winners will be contacted directly and announced before the end of this month (December 2014).  In addition, President and CEO Lawrence Kupfer informed the body that viNGN has been granted an extension to close out the completion of hookups and testing the territory’s first all-fiber-optic network.

 

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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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