News & Announcements

  • National Digital Inclusion Alliance releases free guidebook
    by vingn on May 22, 2018 at 1:10 pm

    The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) has released a free guidebook on ways that communities can increase access to digital resources and help close the digital divide. The NDIA is an active voice on behalf of the under-served and advocates for more availability of residential high-speed Internet, free public broadband, digital coaching services, and free … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • VITEMA Debuts New Website, Enhanced Emergency Notification System
    by vingn on May 10, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    U.S. Virgin Islands residents urged to sign up for new emergency notification system “Alert VI” As the beginning of Hurricane Season approaches, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) unveils its new website on Friday, May 11, 2018 with an enhanced emergency notification system called “Alert VI” to replace the previous VI-Alert, which will … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • viNGN CEO Encourages Ricardo Richards School Students to Believe in Themselves at Career Day Event
    by vingn on May 9, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Dr. McGibbon serenades and inspires youngsters pursue their dreams with passion ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Dr. Mark McGibbon, President and CEO of the Virgin Islands Next Generation, Inc. spent time with third graders at Ricardo Richards Elementary School during its Career Day on Friday, May 04, 2018. He was accompanied by viNGN Service … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • MDM, Inc. Lauds viNGN Role in 2018 Carnival Village LiveStream
    by vingn on May 3, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    USVI culture served to the world over territory’s 100% fiber-optic network ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) provided world-class connectivity on its 100% fiber-optic network for live streaming of local and international artists to the world from St. Thomas Carnival Village, according to Omari Hicks, CEO of … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Staying Safe Online Essential to Protecting Identity and Reputation
    by vingn on April 29, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    Online safety is a Family Affair! With more than 70% of Americans of all ages dipping into social media daily (, plus recent reports of how the personal details of tens of thousands were scavenged online (, it’s no wonder that Internet safety has become a real concern. You can start today learning to protect … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Congratulations to our “Hot Spot Fever” Winners!
    by vingn on April 22, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    Three U.S. Virgin Islands residents visited #viNGN_FreeWiFi hot spots for a chance to win an Amazon Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa! Congratulations and thanks to Kai Frett, Hector A. Squiabro, and Sharon King! […]

  • viNGN Invites Revelers to Celebrate, Connect and Share Inside “Judy’s Gypsyville” Carnival Village
    by vingn on April 20, 2018 at 11:11 am

    viNGN Livestream support, free Wi-Fi in Emancipation Garden, Roosevelt Park and Carnival Village ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – In support of the efforts of the Virgin Islands Carnival Committee (VICC), the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has instituted free Wi-Fi service inside the 2018 Carnival Village, dubbed “Judy’s Gypsyville”. This brings the number … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Local Virgin Island ISPs Announce Internet Services Installations on St. John
    by vingn on April 10, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Love City Community Network service to go on stand-by mode in the event of another disaster ST. JOHN, U.S. Virgin Islands – On April 6, 2018, the non-profit Internet Service Provider (ISP), Love City Community Network (LCCN), has agreed with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) to end its disaster relief Internet services on … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Techie Tuesdays: Looking for the Best Smart Watch for You? (via
    by vingn on March 27, 2018 at 12:42 pm, a consumer-founded website, has shared its list of most worthy smart watch options with reviews to help readers make quick sense from a plethora of details, from aesthetics to function. This Techie Tuesday, we share’s Best Smart Watches of 2018: Best Apple Smart Watch, Best Android Smart Watch, and for the fashionistas, Best … 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 […]