NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mobile Beacon (http://www.mobilebeacon.org) will be the official 4G mobile broadband provider for ISTE 2011, one of the world's premier education technology events. A leading provider of low cost 4G mobile broadband service to the education and nonprofit sector, Mobile Beacon will be offering mobile hotspots, an expo booth, a hospitality room and other features throughout the conference, being held June 26-29 in Philadelphia.
"As one of the conference sponsors, we will have live 4G demo stations in select conference lounges where attendees can connect their own smart phones, laptops, and PC tablets to our 4G service at no charge," said Katherine Messier, Director of Broadband Services at Mobile Beacon. "We will also be raffling off a 4G USB modem with one year of free service to qualified educational institutions every two hours at the conference," she added. Mobile Beacon now provides coverage in more than 100 cities across 36 states.
On Wednesday, June 29, Mobile Beacon will be giving a presentation on broadband integration strategies to help schools harness the power of broadband in a meaningful way. The presentation will emphasize how mobile Internet access can increase engagement and support differentiated instruction to serve students of all abilities.
More than 17,000 people are expected to attend this year's ISTE conference. For more information and a complete schedule of events, go to www.mobilebeacon.org/iste2011.
About Mobile Beacon
Mobile Beacon is a pioneer in offering fourth generation (4G) mobile broadband services exclusively to education and nonprofit organizations across the United States. Mobile Beacon was created by a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has more than 20 years experience serving the educational community and one of the largest national educational broadband service (EBS) providers in the country. Through an agreement with Clearwire, Mobile Beacon provides high-speed data services and mobile Internet access to educational and nonprofit organizations.
Contact: Katherine Messier
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