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
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Local Virgin Island ISPs Announce Internet Services Installations on St. John

Love City Community Network service to go on stand-by mode in the event of another disaster ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – On April 6, 2018, the non-profit Internet Service Provider (ISP), Love City Community Network (LCCN), has agreed with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) to end its disaster relief Internet services on … Continue reading

Techie Tuesdays: Looking for the Best Smart Watch for You? (via, a consumer-founded website, has shared its list of most worthy smart watch options with reviews to help readers make quick sense from a plethora of details, from aesthetics to function. This Techie Tuesday, we share’s Best Smart Watches of 2018: Best Apple Smart Watch, Best Android Smart Watch, and for the fashionistas, Best … Continue reading

viNGN Reminds Community of Availability of Free Public Wi-Fi with “Hot Spot Fever” Promotion

USVI residents encouraged to continue using complimentary services during long recovery ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – As the territory crosses over into its sixth month of recovery following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, many are still in need of Internet services. Local Internet Providers continue working diligently but full restoration over the so-called “last mile” … Continue reading

Harvard Law School’s Susan Crawford to Deliver Keynote at Net Inclusion 2018 Conference

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) will host Net Inclusion 2018 April 17-19 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio, with the keynote address to be delivered by John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School Susan Crawford. Among her achievements, Crawford has contributed to several published works on the topic of Digital Inclusion, is … Continue reading

Government House: FCC Pledges $204 Million to Restore USVI Communications Network

(Official release) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday pledged his agency’s commitment to help restore and expand the U.S. Virgin Islands communications network. After meeting with U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and members of the Hurricane Recovery Task Force, Pai announced $204 million in … Continue reading

Welcome JAG Participant and viNGN Intern Lennard Finley!

Lennard “Lenny” Finley has joined us as an intern! Mr. Finley, a twelfth grade student at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, has opted to complete his six weeks’ long Career Technical Education internship with viNGN through the Jobs for America’s Graduates Program.


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