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200 Computers, Internet Access Gifted to Temple Community

September 29, 2019

Whether you’re doing homework, searching for a job, or looking into ways to further your education and improve your life, it’s essential that you have access to a computer and internet service these days. For many in our community, obtaining a reliable computer and web connection can prove difficult. That’s where non-profits PC’s for People […]

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United Way gives computers, internet to needy families

September 28, 2019

TEMPLE, Texas- Families in Temple and Belton were in for a surprise today when they were gifted new computers. Bridging the Gap and United Way of Central Texas hosted a distribution event to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple. Over 200 families in need were gifted computers and three months […]

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Groups help ‘make a difference’ with donated computers

September 28, 2019

Bridging the Gap joined with local groups at Ralph Wilson Youth Club on Saturday to give 200 computers and mobile internet connections to Belton and Temple school students. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit partnership of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon. Caitlin Nelson, partnership manager for PCs for People, based in St. Paul, Minn., […]

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Bridging the Gap, United Way to distribute 200 computers

September 26, 2019

Bridging the Gap and United Way of Central Texas is hosting a distribution event to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple and Belton. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits provide […]

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Bridging the Gap partners with local organizations to distribute 300 computers and internet access to the Temple and Waco communities

September 25, 2019

Bridging the Gap is hosting several distribution events to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple and Waco, TX. Bridging the Gap is 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 Educational Broadband […]

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Community Anchor Institutions Encouraged to Apply for Mobile Beacon’s Grant Programs Aimed at Closing the Digital Divide and Homework Gap

August 13, 2019

Mobile Beacon is now accepting applications for its two grant programs, Connect for Success and Wi-Fly Lending Launch Kit. The grants provide 25 laptops and 25 4G LTE mobile hotspots with free, mobile, and unlimited 4G LTE internet access for one year. Mobile Beacon’s grants are valued at $18,000. Mobile Beacon created the Connect for […]

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Bradley Public Library District Offering Hotspots

August 1, 2019

Bradley Public Library will be offering Wi-Fi hotspots for circulation through a program with TechSoup and Mobile Beacon. Estimated timeframe for start of the program is the end of July. Continuing Education: Read the full story at KankakeeTimes.com.

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Airwaves reserved for educational purposes may go to 5G

July 30, 2019

For students at Burton Middle School in Porterville, California, a small city at the southeast corner of the massive and rural San Joaquin Valley where the poverty level is 30 percent, a Wi-Fi signal outside of the school is hard to come by. In a nation where an estimated 70 percent of teachers assign homework […]

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Educators Lose Key Resource to Close the Digital Divide and Homework Gap with today’s FCC Vote

July 10, 2019

“The North American Catholic Educational Programming Foundation, Inc. (NACEPF) and Mobile Beacon are gravely concerned about the long-term consequences of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s decision today to dismantle the last 50+ years of public policy that designated a modest portion of licensed spectrum to educational entities to serve their communities. This Order not only […]

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NACEPF and Mobile Beacon Statement Regarding Commissioner Carr EBS Letter

July 8, 2018

“We are currently reviewing Commissioner Carr’s letter and we will respond appropriately. In the meantime, I note that NACEPF and Mobile Beacon have already provided the Commission with extensive information about the scope and depth of our existing programs, which specifically and successfully provide broadband for educational purposes, not only in our licensed market areas […]

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