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09 Mar, 2017, 15:45 ET Mobile Beacon is Now Accepting Applications for Connect for Success Grants

Mobile Beacon is now accepting applications for its Connect for Success grants. The grants provide up to 25 laptops and 25 4G LTE mobile hotspots...


21 Nov, 2016, 11:41 ET Mobile Beacon Awards Digital Inclusion Grants to Chelsea District Library and Bartram High School

Mobile Beacon announced today that it has chosen Chelsea District Library in Chelsea, MI and Bartram High School in Philadelphia, PA as the...


31 Oct, 2016, 16:11 ET Mobile Beacon Awards Digital Inclusion Pilot Grant to Rockford Housing Authority and LifeSTEPS

Mobile Beacon announced today that it has chosen Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) in Illinois and LifeSTEPS (Life Skills Training & Educational...


29 Jan, 2016, 14:31 ET Court Grants Motion By Nonprofits And Sprint To Extend WiMax Service Through March

 A Massachusetts state court today granted a joint motion to extend a preliminary injunction that temporarily saved Internet access to 1,820...


05 Nov, 2015, 15:43 ET Sprint Shutdown Suspended: Nonprofits Win Preliminary Injunction, Protect Internet For 300,000 Americans

Today, a Massachusetts state court granted a preliminary injunction and stopped the Sprint Corporation from its plan to shut off broadband access...


26 Oct, 2015, 08:00 ET Nonprofits Seek Emergency Injunction to Stop Sprint's Shutdown And Keep 300,000 Americans Online

The nonprofit organizations that manage Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen have filed an emergency request with a Massachusetts state court asking it...


04 Dec, 2014, 13:59 ET Mobile Beacon Partners with Sprint and New York Libraries on the Largest Library Internet Lending Pilot in the United States

Mobile Beacon, a national Educational Broadband Service (EBS) provider of low-cost, 4G mobile Internet access for schools, libraries and...


13 May, 2014, 16:28 ET "Get Connected" Digital Literacy Initiative Graduates 25 Public Housing Residents

In a well-attended ceremony held at the Manton Heights Community Center on Monday afternoon, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) and its...


13 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Mobile Beacon Lowers Prices On All 4G Modems

Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a provider of low-cost, 4G mobile broadband service to schools and nonprofits around the country, has lowered...


12 Jun, 2013, 11:02 ET Mobile Beacon Expands Disaster Relief Donation Programs To Oklahoma and Texas

 Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a provider of low-cost, 4G mobile broadband service to schools and nonprofits, has expanded its disaster...


16 May, 2013, 08:30 ET $10 Per Month 4G Mobile Plans And Free Modems For Educators

Mobile Beacon & Digital Wish Launch 4G Mobile Broadband Donation Program  Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a leading provider...


11 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Mobile Beacon Expands 4G Mobile Broadband Donation Program On TechSoup.org

Additional 4G Devices Available to Nonprofits Nationally; Special Expanded Opportunity for Nonprofits in Affected Hurricane Sandy States Mobile...


26 Sep, 2012, 17:13 ET Mobile Beacon Receives the Bridging the Gap Virtie Award

Mobile Beacon Honored at The Foundation for Florida Virtual School's Inaugural Opening Doors to the World Awards Celebration  Mobile...


21 Sep, 2012, 17:02 ET Mobile Beacon Lights Up Jenks Park: A Central Falls Free Wi-Fi Initiative

Mobile Beacon To Provide Free Wi-Fi in Jenks Park at the 2012 Bright Futures Festival  Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a...


15 Jun, 2012, 10:42 ET Mobile Beacon Named The Official 4G Provider for ISTE 2012

 Mobile Beacon will be the official 4G mobile broadband provider for ISTE 2012, one of the world's premier education technology events. ...


23 Apr, 2012, 12:00 ET Mobile Beacon & TechSoup Announce New 4G Mobile Broadband Offering

4G Modems and Hotspots Now Available to Nonprofits through TechSoup Donation Program  Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a...


05 Apr, 2012, 14:45 ET Mobile Beacon Sponsors Innovations in Education Award

 Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a nationwide leader in providing low-cost, mobile 4G Internet service is proud to be a sponsor of...


15 Dec, 2011, 18:51 ET Mobile Beacon Educational Grant Donations Top $1,000,000 in 2011

Thousands of laptops and 4G mobile devices donated to schools across 50 markets Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a provider of...


13 Jun, 2011, 08:00 ET Mobile Beacon to Donate Broadband Security Systems to Schools

Mobile Beacon (http://www.mobilebeacon.org), one of the nation's leaders in providing low-cost 4G mobile broadband service is today announcing a...


13 Jun, 2011, 08:00 ET Mobile Beacon Named Official 4G Provider for National Conference

Mobile Beacon (http://www.mobilebeacon.org) will be the official 4G mobile broadband provider for ISTE 2011, one of the world's premier education...


14 Apr, 2011, 15:01 ET Mobile Beacon's New Grant Donates Laptops and Modems to At-Risk Students

New grant aimed at helping at-risk students Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a leading provider of low-cost 4G mobile broadband service...


31 Mar, 2011, 18:14 ET Mobile Beacon Expands Service to Underserved Areas

Mobile 4G service provider adds 38 cities Mobile Beacon (www.mobilebeacon.org), a leader in providing low cost, 4G mobile broadband service...


30 Nov, 2010, 18:00 ET Mobilizing the Educational Sector With Technology Assistance Grants

Mobile Beacon, a provider of 4G mobile broadband Internet service in the education and nonprofit sectors, is now bringing schools affordable, high...


30 Nov, 2010, 18:00 ET Newly Formed Mobile Beacon Brings Affordable 4G Mobile Broadband to Schools and Nonprofits

Mobile Beacon is now offering unlimited 4G mobile broadband services exclusively to educational institutions and nonprofit organizations through...