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Lake Dallas library offering hotspots for checkout

February 19, 2020

The Lake Dallas Public Library has launched a new program to circulate mobile hotspots to their patrons. The library has nine mobile hotspots, which they will circulate to the public for a period of two weeks at a time. “A substantial number of households in our area are without reliable internet or internet service at […]

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Lake Dallas Public Library launches hotspot lending program

February 18, 2020

The Lake Dallas Public Library has launched a new program to circulate mobile hotspots to its patrons. The library has nine mobile hotspots, which it will circulate to the public for a period of two weeks at a time. “A substantial number of households in our area are without reliable Internet or Internet service at […]

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Red Wing Public Library now lending hot spots

February 3, 2020

RED WING — The Red Wing Public Library, like most libraries, is in the business of lending. Now a new item is available to be checked-out: a internet hot spot. Randy Decker covers public services for the library. He explained that the library had considered buying hot spots for a few years, but in the […]

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Emporia part of program helping low-income families access technology

January 29, 2020

In 2019, Bridging the Gap distributed 879 computers and 606 mobile hotspots with three free months of internet service to over 800 students and their families. The distribution events occurred in seven communities across the country – Youngstown, Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, Waco, Texas, Temple-Killeen, Texas, Emporia, Salt Lake City, Utah, and South Bend, Indiana. Bridging […]

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Over 800 students and families in seven cities across the U.S. received a computer and internet access from Bridging the Gap.

January 28, 2020

In 2019, Bridging the Gap distributed 879 computers and 606 mobile hotspots with three free months of internet service to over 800 students and their families. The distribution events occurred in seven communities across the country – Youngstown, OH, Toledo, OH, Waco, TX, Temple-Killeen, TX, Emporia, KS, Salt Lake City, UT, and South Bend, IN. […]

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