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January 6, 2010

VI Gets $1.4 Million for Broadband Mapping

Some local telecom companies must be loving this:

The Virgin Islands has been awarded about $1.4 million for mapping the territory's existing broadband network and planning expansion of its telecommunications facilities, according to a statement issued Sunday by Government House.

The federal stimulus money will allow the territory to begin a process to provide reliable broadband services to the territory's residents and businesses, Gov. John deJongh Jr. said in the statement.