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viNGN Unveils Comprehensive Plan for Network Enhancements and Community Connectivity

  • Janeka Simon
  • June 01, 2024

During Thursday's meeting of the Public Finance Authority board,  Stephan Adams, president and CEO of the V.I. Next Generation Network, detailed a robust agenda for technological upgrades and community initiatives, as well as briefing board members on the agency’s hurricane season plans.‌ Mr. Adams highlighted measures being taken at viNGN to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, focused on ensuring minimal downtime and widespread Wi-Fi availability. "We have been diligent in deploying Wi-Fi not only for public access but also to serve as a crucial communication point during severe weather events," he said. The network, significantly strengthened since Hurricanes Irma and Maria, now boasts a resilient and well-distributed Wi-Fi system throughout the territory, the CEO said. ViNGN is also in the process of upgrading its core network communications. Originally built with a 10 gigabyte maximum bandwidth capacity, the network is being enhanced to a 100G ring, aligning with industry ...