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FCC Chair Ajit Pai proposes $954 million plan for USVI, Puerto Rico telecommunications

Uniendo a Puerto Rico Fund (Bringing Puerto Rico Together Fund) and Connect USVI Fund Would Improve Connectivity for Residents WASHINGTON, March 6, 2018—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today proposed to direct approximately $954 million toward restoring and expanding communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands—networks that were damaged and destroyed during … Continue reading

viNGN Marks Another Milestone in Recovery and Restoration Efforts

viNGN President & CEO Dr. Mark McGibbon highlights company teamwork and accountability acknowledging the people behind-the-scenes efforts during recovery efforts     St. Thomas – The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) announced that the company had reached another milestone in its overall recovery and restoration efforts of the territory’s all fiber high speed broadband network. … Continue reading

FCC Seeks Comments on 2017 Hurricane Season Impact and Emergency Response for Communications

(via Computing Community Consortium) – The Homeland Security Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has begun accepting public comment on the impact of natural disasters on the availability of communications and FCC response, through January 22, 2018. Filing # 17-344

viNGN Provides Web Coding Class for “Code Like A Girl” Summer Camp

Interactive workshop introduces girls and young women to building web sites and encourages involvement in STEM educational opportunities ST. THOMAS August 09, 2017 – Virgin Islands Next Generation Network Public Computer Center Manager Anita Davis will be providing an introduction to coding Web Pages for the ongoing “Code Like a Girl” Summer Camp (August 7-11, … Continue reading

viNGN Board Meeting Provides Update on Continuing Progress to Expand Access to Fiber-Optic Broadband Network

Latest updates include local ISPs working with viNGN and continued development and support of Public Computing Centers (PCCs) St. Thomas – At the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network’s (viNGN) Board Meeting held on Thursday, June 1, Governor Kenneth Mapp and Board Members received an update from viNGN President and CEO Dr. Mark McGibbon around the … Continue reading

Press Release: viNGN President and CEO Dr. Mark McGibbon Receives Joint Chiefs of Staff Outstanding Public Service Award

Award Presented by Governor Kenneth Mapp during Ceremony at Government House on St. Thomas St. Thomas – Governor Kenneth Mapp presented Virgin Island Next Generation Network (viNGN) President and CEO Dr. Mark McGibbon with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Outstanding Public Service Award during a ceremony at Government House on St. Thomas on … Continue reading

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