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May 2nd, 2022
Digicel+ debuts its $3.5M 'Superfast Fibre' on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the successful launch of Digicel+ in Virgin Gorda last September 2021, Digicel has rolled out new services on Tortola in a bid to ensure the entire Virgin Islands (VI) enjoys a superfast internet.

January 29th, 2022
COVID & digitization

By Dickson C. Igwe

In the age of COVID, countries that are able to swiftly and robustly deliver digital services and products to their residents, will win and prevail, socially and economically

October 19th, 2021
Cyberbullying increasing since Covid- School Counsellor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands observe Anti-Bullying Week from Sunday, October 17 to Saturday, October 23, 2021, it has been disclosed that cyberbullying is on the increase in the territory.

September 9th, 2021
Digicel announces pay-as-you-go data option

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Digicel announced today, September 9, 2021, that they are putting customers in control of their digital life by making changes to the customer experience for prepaid data users.

June 26th, 2021
TRC working to ensure VI has ample communication services– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reminded that the local Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) is working to ensure the territory has ample communication services to supply the needs of the local economy.

June 12th, 2021
USVI ISP wins $84M FCC contract to supply affordable 1Gig internet

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A USVI Internet Service Provider (ISP), Broadband VI has won an $84.5 million federal bid to buildout phase 2 of the Connect USVI program, whose aim is to provide affordable voice and broadband services for 10-year periods with speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second downstream.

March 27th, 2021
FLOW planning roll-out of '1Gig' internet speed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – FLOW BVI, a major internet service provider (ISP) in the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that it is pumping millions into a network upgrade that will facilitate the Premier Andrew A. Fahie administration’s vision for economic diversification in the territory.

March 10th, 2021
‘Next gold mine’ for VI economy will depend on effective internet - Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has pointed to the internet as the next new frontier for the territory’s economic growth and this he says has warranted the need for electronic legislations.

April 2nd, 2020
Telecom providers urged to not cut customers' phones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telecommunication companies in the Virgin Islands have been told by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not disconnect the telephone or mobile services of any customer during this curfew period.

March 17th, 2020
Eyes on TRC & ISPs as high internet use expected with 'social distancing'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the shift of some aspects of the Virgin Islands (VI) workforce to work-from-home solutions as part of social distancing in relation to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response in the Territory, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on the local Telecommunications Regulatory Commission as well as local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to get into action to meet internet demands.

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