Panel at Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition Calls Attention to Online ‘Stars’ and ‘Cliques’

Providing broadband service to schools, libraries and other nonprofit organizations is more difficult than commercial customers because of the way they struggle with funding, said Katherine Messier of Mobile Beacon at a Friday panel at the 2017 conference of the Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband Coalition.

Mobile Beacon, a nonprofit educational broadband provider, offers a discounted service to nonprofits for $10 a month. The company finds that while healthcare clients are the smallest group – with only 4 percent of the Mobile Beacon customer base – they often use the service to provide broadband access for their own patients.

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