News & Announcements

  • 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! Advertisements […]

  • 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 Gypsyvilleâ€�. 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 Reviews.com)
    by vingn on March 27, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Reviews.com, 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 Review.com’s Best Smart Watches of 2018: Best Apple Smart Watch, Best Android Smart Watch, and for the fashionistas, Best … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • 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 […]

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