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Low­-Cost Computers and Internet Access Helps More Low­-Income Families and Nonprofits in Colorado

August 1, 2016

The Denver branch of PCs for People is moving to a new retail location at 1548 W Alameda Ave Denver, CO, 80223 effective Aug. 1. With a new storefront and plans for additional warehouse space, PCs for People is working hard to expand its reach beyond the Denver Metro Area, bringing low-cost computers and high-speed […]

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Ready, Set, College Surprises First-gen Students With Laptops, College Advice

August 11, 2016

Nearly 75 first-generation college students left with the tools they need for their first days of college—including a laptop and mobile hotspot. These students, the first in their family to attend higher education, learned about how to navigate college—from financial aid and picking a major to having confidence in class—at Ready, Set, College on Saturday […]

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Coffey: Library offers more than just books

July 26, 2016

Have you been to the library lately? If not, then you might be spending money on technology, online services and resources that you can access for free with your library card. Libraries have always been in the business of providing access to information and resources. This hasn’t changed, but the delivery of resources and services […]

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Mobile Beacon commends FCC’s decision to modernize Lifeline

April 1, 2016

JOHNSTON, R.I., April 1, 2016 – Mobile Beacon, a national Educational Broadband Service (EBS) provider of low-cost, 4G LTE mobile Internet access for schools, libraries and nonprofits, supports the FCC’s landmark vote yesterday to modernize the Lifeline program. This decision will help pay for critically-needed Internet service that connects low-income Americans to education, jobs, healthcare, commerce, and […]

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Once-threatened low-cost Internet gets new life in Twin Cities

March 31, 2016

Just before midnight Thursday, an aging national wireless-broadband network is scheduled to wink out of existence forever.

Last year, it seemed like this would be catastrophic for some 14,000 low-income Twin Cities households, which had long depended on this Sprint network for affordable Internet access.

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On Eve of Sprint WIMAX Shutdown, Mobile Beacon & PCS For People do Final Push to Keep Low-income Twin Cities Residents online

March 29, 2016

Hundreds of people are expected at PCs for People’s St. Paul office on Tuesday, March 29. There Mobile Beacon and PCs for People will make a final push to help as many vulnerable individuals and families as possible retain their Internet access before Sprint’s permanent shutdown of WiMAX services on March 31.

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FCC Proposes Subsidy to Close Broadband Gap

March 10, 2016

Chairman announced a US$2.25 billion plan to expand the federal Lifeline subsidy program to help low-income consumers afford broadband Internet service.

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Bridging the Digital Divide: In Kansas City, the public schools and library are turning technological have-nots into haves.

January 29, 2016

For any­one who is con­stantly con­nec­ted, the idea of a Web-less life might seem hard to fathom. But nearly one out of six Amer­ic­an adults still lack ac­cess to the In­ter­net, ac­cord­ing to fig­ures from the Pew Re­search Cen­ter. The prob­lem is worse for the poor. In­ter­net avail­ab­il­ity has im­proved—three-fourths of adults earn­ing less than $30,000 per year now have ac­cess to the In­ter­net, count­ing those who use smart­phones, up from a third in 2000—but many more are un­der­served.

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Court Grants Motion by Nonprofits and Sprint to Extend WIMAX Service Through March

January 29, 2016

A Massachusetts state court today granted a joint motion to extend a preliminary injunction that temporarily saved Internet access to 1,820 nonprofits, 429 schools, and 61 libraries across the country.

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Important Notice to EveryoneOn Customers

January 25, 2016

On Wednesday, January 20, EveryoneOn informed individuals and nonprofit enrollment partners that they will no longer provide our service to their customers – you – on February 2.

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