Category Archives: Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)

VI Source: viNGN Bringing Free WiFi Throughout the Territory

Stephan Adams says viNGN has a role to play in bridging the digital divide. (Contributed photo)

In his quarterly report to the Public Finance Authority in February, Stephan Adams, president of viNGN, outlined plans to get free WiFi for every public housing residence. He said this would help close the digital divide. Board members questioned how this was possible to do without raising the cost for residents who are getting services through private internet service providers (ISPs). In March, the Source contacted Adams to clarify some of the projects and ramifications of viNGN services.

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Summer Interns Discover Many Functions of viNGN

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Lianni Gardner and Brandon Joseph receiving certificates of achievement

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) welcomed four young Virgin Islanders as interns for the summer of 2019! We were pleased with their enthusiasm and focus on their goals, and put them through the paces, sharing a realistic look at what it takes to maintain the territory’s only 100% fiber optic network.

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