The Mobile Beacon mission is simple. To bring next-generation, affordable broadband service to nonprofit, social welfare, government, and educational organizations across the country. To further our mission, we’ve partnered with a number of like-minded organizations providing donations, advocacy and a variety of complimentary services. We encourage you to learn more about them and take advantage of what they have to offer.
EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit that aims to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet, computers, and free digital literacy accessible to all unconnected Americans. Technology and digital skills are essential to ensure future generations can compete in the global economy and to prepare them for the 21st century workforce. EveryoneOn is sponsored by the Carlos Slim Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Wasserman Foundation, and CitiGroup. Learn more.
TechSoup Global (TSG), a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1987 on the belief that technology is a powerful enabler for social change. Alongside its partners, TSG is working towards the day when every nonprofit and social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge it needs to operate at its full potential. Learn more.
At www.digitalwish.org, teachers make technology wishes, and donors make those wishes come true with contributions. Since August 2009, Digital Wish has granted over 30,400 classroom technology wishes through its online network of over 62,000 teachers, and delivered over $13 million in technology products to American classrooms directly impacting over 500,000 students. Mobile Beacon has partnered with Digital Wish to make its 4G devices availalbe to schools as a donation. Learn more.
Mobile Beacon is a member of the SHLB Coalition, a organization that promotes government policies and programs to enable schools, libraries, health care providers, other anchor institutions and their communities to obtain open, affordable, high-speed, broadband connections to the Internet. SHLB develops and supports policies to improve broadband connectivity for anchor institutions and their communities in all regions of the country – urban, suburban and rural. Learn more.
Broadband Rhode Island (BBRI), an initiative of Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), focuses on broadband mapping and broadband planning in RI. Programs address public awareness and education about broadband and study and develop plans to increase adoption rate and broadband usage across all aspects of our lives including in our homes, schools, businesses, libraries, healthcare facilities, public safety and government. Mobile Beacon and BBRI are community partners who are dedicated to increasing affordable broadband options to RI community anchor institutions. Learn more.
Steelcase Education Solutions, now featuring PolyVision technology, brings the very best in furniture, tools and technology together to meet the needs of students, educators and learning spaces. Learn more.
Train My Teacher is a woman certified M/WBE company with New York State. They are a one-stop-shop for educators who require assistance with project planning, support and professional development. They focus on utilizing the tools necessary to infuse curriculum by facilitating teacher and administrator learning through effective technology integration. Train My Teacher's professional development and technology integration services are the perfect complement to Mobile Beacon's offering. Contact them today for practical training on how to use 4G to power your curriculum. Learn more.