Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)

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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!

VI Source: Local tech pros come together after historic storms to connect St. John to the world


VI Source: viNGN’s Daryl Wade teamed up with former Navy communications researcher Rob Tutton, Love IT’s Matt Gyuraki, and IT expert Zac Clancy to set the pace for disaster-related telecommunications for years to come! Thousands of calls and texts have made it to and from St. John USVI thanks to their cooperative efforts in Love City following … Continue reading

Turnbull and Williams Library PCCs Open to Public


Most of the territory’s Public Computer Centers are still in recovery mode, but we are pleased to announce the following Public Computer Centers have come online this week: Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library Located above Tutu Park, St. Thomas, VI Florence Williams Public Library #1122 King Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI We applaud the Department … Continue reading

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