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VI Source: Economic Development Initiative Hopes to Create ‘Silicon Island’


VI Next Generation Field Technicians at a Fiber Access Point (FAP) in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

The VI Economic Development office has announced a financial initiative that would provide funding toward re-creating St. Croix as “Silicon Island” through advancements in telecommunications technologies within 20 years.

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VI Consortium: $400 million needed for 100 percent fiber optic internet service in USVI, viNGN says


VI Next Generation Field Technicians at a Fiber Access Point (FAP) in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

The 33rd Legislature’s Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications chaired by Sen. Marvin Blyden met Wednesday, March 21, 2019 at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to discuss the state of the territory’s telecommunications capabilities, recovery from the storms Irma and Maria, and strategic plans.

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