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In First For USVI, Viya Announces 1 Gigabit Internet for Business and Residential Customers

Staff Consortium | March 25, 2021

Viya, the largest telecommunications provider in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has announced a major development in its offerings — the availability of lightning-speed 1 gigabit internet to customers — a first for the territory. This is yet another product to fulfill Viya’s mission to provide the best connectivity solutions and entertainment experience to enhance the lives of all residents, and to support business growth in the USVI, the company said in a release provided to the Consortium. “Since 2017 we have invested over $100 million on advancements to our networks, proudly leading the way to better connect the USVI," said Viya CEO Geraldine Pitt. "Since the pandemic, our customer’s digital behavior has shifted permanently. Some customers now require additional bandwidth for their activities, whether for work, school, or entertainment. By launching…

Flying a Drone in USVI Skies in 2022 Will Require…

Staff Consortium | December 29, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Monday final…

USVI 90 Percent 5G Ready, Liberty Latin America Says

Ernice Gilbert | December 04, 2020

One month after it officially acquired AT&T’s wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the…

Massive Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico to Close

Staff Consortium | November 22, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it will close the…

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RTPark Announces Second Cohort of Accelerate VI

Staff Consortium | May 14, 2020

The Research and Technology Park (RTPark) said Thursday it has selected eight startups to participate in Cohort 2 of its business accelerator and demo day. The program, originally slated to take place...