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BroadbandUSA Newsletter February 2015

BBUSA Newsletter February 2015(BroadbandUSA) The Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and BroadbandUSA newsletter for February 2015 has been released.

In this issue:

  • The launch of BroadbandUSA
  • Exciting events in Kentucky and Minnesota, where statewide broadband projects are gaining steam
  • Blog posts on public-private partnerships for broadband investment – and the economic and social impact of BTOP, as documented in an extensive study by ASR Analytics.
  • BBUSA Newsletter February 2015 (PDF download)

VI Source: Government Internet Costs Dropping Due to viNGN

vingn-official-web logoVI Source:  At a recent senate budget hearing, Bureau of Information Technology (BIT) director indicated that due to the creation of the new, all-fiber optic network by the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN), the U.S. Virgin Islands government will see tremendous cost savings for internet connectivity.

viNGN is a project funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to build and operate a world class open access, high speed, all-fiber optic broadband network in the USVI and connect it to the rest of the world. Continue reading