Category Archives: Digital Equity

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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FCC Approves $950 Million to Harden, Improve, and Expand Broadband Networks in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands


Investment Will Boost High-Speed Internet Access on Islands 

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today approved $950 million in funding to improve, expand, and harden communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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