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Mobile Beacon Launches Disaster Recovery Program to Assist Community Anchor Institutions with Rebuilding After Hurricanes

November 12, 2018

Mobile Beacon launched Disaster Recovery Programs to help community anchor institutions such as schools, libraries, nonprofits, and healthcare organizations in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina who were affected by the recent hurricanes. The Disaster Recovery Programs are designed to support affected organizations as they work to rebuild and serve their community. These programs […]

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TechSoup: Get Deep Discounts on Technology for Your Nonprofit

October 19, 2018

I recently took the helm of an educational science nonprofit. Like any good technocrat, my first instinct was to find tools to automate and streamline our management and communications infrastructure. Just about every major tech company advertises—sometimes loudly, sometimes selectively—that they provide free or discounted services to people doing good work, but finding and accessing those […]

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NACEPF and Mobile Beacon Reply Comments in Response to FCC’s NPRM, Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band

September 7, 2018

The North American Catholic Programming Education Foundation (NACEPF) and Mobile Beacon submitted additional reply comments on September 7, 2018, in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band. NACEPF and Mobile Beacon applaud the Commission for initiating this proceeding to license new EBS spectrum in areas that have long gone unserved by the commercial […]

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NACEPF and Mobile Beacon Submit Comments in Response to FCC’s NPRM, Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band

August 9, 2018

The North American Catholic Programming Education Foundation (NACEPF) and Mobile Beacon submitted comments on August 8, 2018, in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band. NACEPF and its subsidiary Mobile Beacon welcome the Commission’s decision to initiate this EBS proceeding, which has the potential to facilitate 5G […]

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COSN Supporting Students & Families in Out-of-School Learning Report

June 21, 2018

CoSN released an updated version of its digital equity toolkit, titled “Supporting Students & Families in Out-of-School Learning.” The resource, which provides school leaders with strategies to help students and families who do not have adequate Internet access at home, includes a new section on how districts can partner with their local governments and communities to […]

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How Nonprofits Help Digitally Disadvantaged Communities Connect

June 6, 2018

Researchers at Purdue University maintain that the digital divide is the most critical issue of the 21st century. It is a persistent social problem that hobbles millions of Americans and one that multiple types of nonprofits work on. TechSoup donor partner Mobile Beacon has conducted some very interesting research on how nonprofits are getting digitally disadvantaged […]

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Mobile Beacon part of tech distribution to low-income Colorado families

May 16, 2018

JOHNSTON – Bridging the Gap, a charitable initiative of PCs for People and Johnston-based internet service provider Mobile Beacon, hosted a computer and mobile-hotspot distribution event May 11 in La Junta, Colo., and will hold another one in Aurora, Colo., May 22. The events are aimed at helping low-income families gain technological tools, Mobile Beacon […]

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Statement by NACEPF and Mobile Beacon on EBS Rulemaking

May 10, 2018

NACEPF and Mobile Beacon issued a statement on the Federal Communication Commission’s vote to begin a new rulemaking to reform the 2.5 GHz Educational Broadband Service (EBS) spectrum today. NACEPF and its subsidiary Mobile Beacon welcome the Commission’s decision to initiate this EBS proceeding, which has the potential to facilitate 5G wireless deployment and free […]

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Bridging the Gap partners with local organizations to distribute 300 computers and internet access to rural Colorado community

May 9, 2018

Bridging the Gap, a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits provide affordable computers and internet service to individuals and families below the 200% poverty level, is hosting a distribution event to provide technology to hundreds of low income families in […]

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The FCC Looks Toward the Further Commercialization of the Educational Broadband Service

April 25, 2018

On the books for the FCC’s May Open Meeting will be a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding rule changes to establish commercial eligibility for Educational Broadband Service (EBS) licenses and to “rationalize” the EBS service areas. EBS is not a well-known radio service, so to appreciate the significance of these changes, a little history […]

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