News & Announcements

  • viNGN Reminds Community of Availability of Free Public Wi-Fi with “Hot Spot Fever” Promotion
    by vingn on March 19, 2018 at 3:45 am

    USVI residents encouraged to continue using complimentary services during long recovery ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – As the territory crosses over into its sixth month of recovery following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, many are still in need of Internet services. Local Internet Providers continue working diligently but full restoration over the so-called “last mileâ€� … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Harvard Law School’s Susan Crawford to Deliver Keynote at Net Inclusion 2018 Conference
    by vingn on March 16, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) will host Net Inclusion 2018 April 17-19 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio, with the keynote address to be delivered by John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School Susan Crawford. Among her achievements, Crawford has contributed to several published works on the topic of Digital Inclusion, is … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Government House: FCC Pledges $204 Million to Restore USVI Communications Network
    by vingn on March 14, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    (Official release) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Friday pledged his agency’s commitment to help restore and expand the U.S. Virgin Islands communications network. After meeting with U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and members of the Hurricane Recovery Task Force, Pai announced $204 million in … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Welcome JAG Participant and viNGN Intern Lennard Finley!
    by vingn on March 8, 2018 at 1:10 pm

    Lennard “Lenny” Finley has joined us as an intern! Mr. Finley, a twelfth grade student at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, has opted to complete his six weeks’ long Career Technical Education internship with viNGN through the Jobs for America’s Graduates Program. Jobs for America’s Graduates (also known as JAG for … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • FCC Chair Ajit Pai proposes $954 million plan for USVI, Puerto Rico telecommunications
    by vingn on March 6, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    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 &rarr […]

  • PCC Volunteer’s Solar Generator Salvages WordPress Workshop during Island-Wide Outage
    by vingn on March 1, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) was invited by the City Seventh Day Adventist Church to present the workshop “Getting Online with WordPress” on Sunday, February 11, 2018. WordPress is considered the world’s most popular way to build modern and stylish web sites and blogs without any coding or programming knowledge, and may … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Free Offline Training Resources Shared at #DLDay 2018 at Florence Williams Public Library
    by vingn on February 24, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    The Florence Williams Public Library Public Computer Center on St. Croix was abuzz with curiosity as we celebrated Digital Learning Day 2018! Originally organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education in 2012, Digital Learning Day began as a way to highlight innovative educators, but has also grown into an instrument for change and advocacy for … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2018 with viNGN at Florence Williams Public Library St. Croix
    by vingn on February 15, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network invites the community to #LearnSomethingNew this Digital Learning Day, Thursday, February 22, 2018, with a Pop-Up Digital Coach at the Florence Williams Public Library on St. Croix from 12 noon to 4:45pm. Visitors will be able to stop by to receive a copy of the 2018 edition of the … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • viNGN Encourages Public to Access High Speed Broadband Network for Fastest Internet Speeds in the U.S. Virgin Islands
    by vingn on February 10, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    Access to 100% fiber-optic speeds over free public Wi-Fi Hot Spots fuels demand for faster, more reliable home and business Internet services. (St. Croix, USVI) – As the territory continues its recovery from the unprecedented back-to-back Category 5 storms Irma and Maria, residents have been discovering the unrivaled stability and speed of direct fiber-optic connections … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Video Mini-Courses on Computing and Internet
    by vingn on January 30, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    Jump-start your “tech-savvy” in fewer than 2 hours! View the video series “How Computers Work” featuring Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and “How the Internet Works“. These comprehensive video mini-courses are geared to viewers of all ages and skill levels, too! Advertisements […]

  • viNGN Marks Another Milestone in Recovery and Restoration Efforts
    by vingn on January 26, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    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 &rarr […]

  • VI Consortium: “viNGN’s service never failed”
    by vingn on January 10, 2018 at 12:22 pm

    The VI Consortium provided exciting stats and praise of viNGN’s fiber optic network which provided livestreams and free public Wi-Fi throughout the 65th St. Croix Christmas Festival week, captioning their Facebook post as follows: “Importantly, viNGN’s service never failed, and the bandwidth provided to The Consortium facilitated seamless and buffer-free streaming. The service was appreciated by … Continue reading &rarr […]