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Calvert Library offering use of unlimited data hotspots

10/01/2020

Calvert County residents who do not have internet service at their homes can check out a hotspot with unlimited data from the library for two weeks. Calvert Library rolled out a program Sept. 18 featuring 55 Mobile Beacon hotspots, library spokeswoman Robyn Truslow said. Read the full story at SouthMarylandNews.com. 

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Calvert Library Expands Hotspot Lending

09/25/2020

Calvert Library’s mission is to serve as a gateway to information, imagination and inspiration by empowering lifelong learning and providing opportunities for connection to one another and the world. COVID has demonstrated that connection these days requires internet access. While wifi can be accessed from the library parking lots 24/7 and from library computers or […]

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Mobile Beacon invites customers to share their Mobile Beacon Moments for a chance to win a Community Grant

09/25/2020

Mobile Beacon is celebrating 10 years of providing unlimited, reliable, and affordable mobile broadband service to the anchors communities across the country. Internet access has allowed these organizations to access more, reach more people, and help carry out their own missions. In honor of its 10th-anniversary, Mobile Beacon is inviting customers to share their stories. […]

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Hot spot checkout programs help students connect

09/21/2020

When local schools suddenly closed last spring due to COVID-19, lack of reliable internet in rural areas became clear. While some students accessed their assignments and lessons without a hitch, others struggled, leading educators to create hybrid offerings of e-learning for students with internet and take-home packets for students without. Going into the 2020-21 school […]

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Providing high-speed, low-cost internet to the community

08/10/2020

Mobile Beacon provides high-speed, low-cost, mobile internet access to the anchors of communities: the nonprofits, schools, libraries, and healthcare organizations that provide vital services to millions of Americans every day. Through this broadband service, organizations have an essential tool to fulfill their missions and maximize their philanthropic impact, which allows organizations to access more information, […]

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Providence Public Library awarded community grant from Mobile Beacon

07/23/2020

Mobile Beacon is celebrating 10 years of providing high-speed, low-cost, mobile internet access to the anchors of communities: nonprofits, schools, libraries, and healthcare organizations. In honor of this anniversary, Mobile Beacon is providing 10 community grants to local and national educational and nonprofit organizations in support of their missions to create opportunities for underserved Americans […]

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Mobile Beacon

07/02/2020

Mobile Beacon decided to mark a company milestone with giving back to a charity that helps sick kids in our area, and Lindsay talked to the President and a recipient of the grant. See the full story at turnto10.com. 

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Mobile Beacon Stands Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement

06/11/2020

“The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have sparked powerful protests in communities across our country and throughout the world. These protests have reignited much needed attention to the Black Lives Matter movement. We, both individually and as a society, need to recognize the debilitating and enduring injustices that systematic racism […]

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Refurbished computers help narrow the digital gap

05/20/2020

PCs for People evens economic odds in this day and age when computer access is all—think Internet information and e-mail communication—but many of us can’t afford one. Also, gone is the time of searching for a job or finding a home by getting a newspaper and combing through classifieds ads. By the time you do, […]

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Mobile Beacon is Proud to Extend Our Commitment to the Keep Americans Connected Pledge to June 30th

05/04/2020

Mobile Beacon is proud to announce it has extended its commitment to FCC Chairman Pai’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge until June 30, 2020. “COVID-19 has greatly magnified the inequities created by the digital divide,” Katherine Messier, Executive Director, Mobile Beacon said. “Mobile Beacon remains committed to providing reliable internet access as stay-at-home orders and distance […]

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