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Cranston Public Library receives laptops, 4G access through Mobile Beacon grant

January, 2015

Cranston Public Library has received a technology grant from Mobile Beacon to support technology programs for children and teens. The grant includes the donation of 10 laptops and two WiFi hotspots, allowing the library to bring technology-based programs to locations lacking computer access, Internet, or both.

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NYC libraries to lend out 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots

January, 2015

With the help of Mobile Beacon, libraries in the five boroughs of New York City will be lending out 10,000 high-speed hotspots to low-income residents who qualify.

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NYC Libraries Pioneer Free Hot Spot Lending to 10,000

January, 2015

Mobile Beacon and Sprint hot spots circulate throughout library branches across New York City’s five boroughs and through similar projects in 74 communities in 20 states in the US.

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Mobile Beacon Partners with Sprint on the Largest U.S. Library Internet Lending Pilot

December, 2014

Mobile Beacon, a national Educational Broadband Service (EBS) provider of low-cost, 4G mobile Internet access for schools, libraries and nonprofits, has teamed with Sprint to distribute 10,000 mobile hotspots through New York City’s…

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NYC Mayor Announces Library Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Program

December, 2014

Mayor de Blasio, New York City’s three library systems, and Google today announced a $1 million donation from Google for an innovative…

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Cities hope to boost broadband with the new Next Century Cities coalition

October 22, 2014

Leaders from 32 cities in 19 states this week launched the Next Century Cities coalition to promote next-generation broadband Internet to attract businesses and jobs and to help reduce the digital divide among their residents…

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New York Public Library’s Pilot Program Lends Wi-Fi Hotspots to Patrons

September, 2014

“For Those in the Digital Dark, Enlightenment Is Borrowed From the Library” by Jim Dwyer which appeared in the July 9 edition of the New York Times covers how the library and its partners provide wireless access that residents without internet access can…

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“Get Connected” Digital Literacy Initiative Graduates 25 Public Housing Residents

May, 2014

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

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Mobile Beacon Launches Pilot with Ashley Park School in Charlotte

March, 2014

Today, on the second annual Digital Media Literacy Day, the James L. Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte is partnering with Ashley Park Elementary School…

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Mobile Beacon Lowers Price on its 4G Hotspots and Wi-Fi Modems by 45%

December, 2013

Mobile Beacon, a provider of low-cost, 4G mobile broadband service to schools and nonprofits around the country, has lowered its prices on its 4G mobile hotspots and Wi-Fi modems…

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