17 Jun 2020

FCC Directs First 5G-Focused Universal Service Funding to Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will reportedly receive a quarter of a billion dollars over the next three years to implement and bolster mobile broadband networks, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The newly authorized $237 million in funding for US territories comes after the two were devastated

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14 Feb 2020

Puerto Rico Gov Hit By $2.6M Phishing Scam

Puerto Rico’s Industrial Development Company has been hit by a phishing scam that cost the government agency more than $2.6 million. According to reports, the phishing scam attacked the company beginning in January, and the government-owned corporation carried out the fraudulent transaction on January 17. The company aims to drive

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10 Jan 2020

Restoring an earthquake-hit power plant in Puerto Rico could take a year

Experts say it could take over a year to repair a critical power plant damaged in Tuesday’s earthquake. The 6.4 magnitude quake is considered the worst earthquake Puerto Rico has suffered in the last century. Tragically, the quake killed one person and caused an island-wide electrical blackout. Only half of

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