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Welcome to the official website of the Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative (PRBI).  Funded through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the US Department of Commerce, the PRBI is working to improve broadband services for all residents of Puerto Rico.   We invite you to learn more about us.

Broadband

High-speed Internet or broadband is one of the most transformative communications technologies in human history. In just over a decade, broadband has completely changed commerce, public discourse, and how we interact with each other and the rest of the world. Broadband is no longer a luxury. Broadband is a necessity.

Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative to interconnect with INTECO

 

ARRA-funded projects collaborate to improve broadband in Central-East region

 

San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 13, 2011 – Critical Hub Networks has entered into a network interconnection and peering agreement with the Iniciativa Tecnológica Centro Oriental (INTECO) to bring faster, more affordable broadband services to Puerto Rico’s Central & East Coast communities.

 

PRBI peers with Google, Facebook, Amazon

Critical Hub Networks, managing company of the Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative, announced Friday it has established peering with Facebook, Google, and Amazon. The interconnectivity agreement will enable direct data exchange among the networks, bypassing the Internet, for faster, more efficient and reliable services.

TRB Monitors a Complex of Local Telecom Issues

"The quality and reach of Puerto Rico Broadband Internet is expected to improve significantly in 2011 as the FCC redefined broadband as a telecommunications service, and with the acquisition of a fiber-optic line to Florida and setup of a local network built by Critical Hub Networks with federal funds" Sandra Torres Lopez said. For more information visit this link: http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/ebook/files/38.html

 

PRESS RELEASE - PRBI, Caribe.Net announces support for Internet Protocol IPv6

Media Contacts:
Leslie Ortiz, Community Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 787-728-9000 | Email: lortiz@prbridgeinitiative.org

PRBI, Caribe.Net announces support for Internet Protocol IPv6 Federally-funded project supporting transition from IPv4 to IPv6 by Internet Service Providers San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 30, 2011 – Critical Hub Networks (Caribe.Net) announced today that the Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative is now supporting IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol.

Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative @ Techno-Savvy

Ya inició el ““Puerto Rico Bridge Initiative” (PRBI). Este es un proyecto financiado con fondos del gobierno de Estados Unidos con el que se espera mejore la velocidad de acceso y se reduzca el precio del acceso a internet en Puerto Rico y en sus islas municipio, Vieques y Culebra. Este proyecto busca solución a los problemas que actualmente enfrentan las diferentes compañías de servicios de acceso a internet para mejorar su producto y ofrecerlo a precios más competitivos.

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