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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 an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and 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). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit www.vingn.com.
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Photos: Hour of Code, Recovery Style!


viNGN’s Hour of Code event at the Turnbull Regional Library used the offline version of the exercises to demonstrate that is is possible to increase digital literacy skills even without an Internet connection! Advertisements

VI Source: Restoration Progress of viNGN All-Fiber Broadband Continues to Move Quickly


ST. THOMAS December 2, 2017 – The U.S.V.I. is now seeing tremendous benefits of design and construction of the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) through quick restorations and more high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the Islands. The viNGN has announced that progress around the recovery and restoration efforts throughout the territory continues to move quickly. … Continue reading

viNGN Hosts an Hour of Code with “Minecraft: Hero’s Journey”


Code.org provides offline version of popular introduction to programming viNGN will host its 5th annual “Hour of Code” as part of Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10, 2017) at the Charles Turnbull Library PCC on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 10am-3pm. Hour of Code is an international event held each year in honor of the … Continue reading

viNGN making inroads on St. John Internet Connectivity


The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) is pleased to note that for the week of November 13, 2017, significant progress was made in Cruz Bay, St. John, with several businesses and government offices back online!

Have fun coding Minecraft in this year’s Hour of Code – even if you don’t have Internet!


The Hour of Code 2017 is centered around the popular Minecraft video game, where users and their software agents get to build, explore, and achieve goals together in Minecraft: Hero’s Journey. Hour of Code is an international event that is held each Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10, 2017), a celebration of the life and … Continue reading

Fiber Cut Impacts Internet Connectivity for U.S. Virgin Islands


Accidental fiber cut affects connectivity for thousands St. Croix, USVI — The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) is currently experiencing an outage due to a fiber cut caused by a non-viNGN utility company today (November 14, 2017) at 11:03am AST. The following areas are affected: • St. Thomas • St. John If all goes … Continue reading

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