Increasing Internet Access

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November 15, 2017 Nonprofit organizations are used to helping communities in need. It is what they do best. In times of disaster, however, that need evolves and expands, as was the case in Florida when Hurricane Irma blew across the entire state leaving more than 1.9 million customers without power. For many, that also meant

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August 10, 2017 Mobile Citizen is proud to announce the launch of the Street Ready. Street Ready provides temporary, free mobile internet to help amplify the organizing efforts of qualifying nonprofits. This program is perfect for nonprofits engaging in rapid-response work that requires quick access to mobile internet for livestreaming protests and rallies and engaging

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June 22, 2017 The following is a story from Mobile Citizen’s website featuring an exciting project from the North Clackamas School District made possible thanks to the low-cost, mobile internet it receives from Mobile Citizen. Learn how other nonprofits and schools are utilizing this valuable resource to accomplish great things at mobilecitizen.org. North Clackamas School

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May 26, 2017 Cassie Bair, Mobile Citizen chief business development executive, is scheduled to moderate a panel at the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) annual conference on May 31. Cassie’s panel is part of a Digital Inclusion Workshop co-sponsored by SHLB and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA). The workshop will offer a targeted

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April 28, 2017 Mobile Citizen customers are doing great things. Check out a recent example of one of those great things below.  Broadband has become an indispensable driver of economic growth and workforce development, creating opportunities for Americans to research and apply for jobs, complete basic job functions in a range of professions, and learn

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April 21, 2017 As a strong proponent of creating a more socially equitable world, we’re also strong supporters of equal access to information here at Voqal. One way to make information more accessible is to address the digital divide. More specifically, making sure everyone has equal access to high-speed, broadband internet. If you’re reading this,

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February 16, 2017   Voqal recently released its first-ever annual report and is featuring some of the stories from the report on our blog. To read more download Voqal’s Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report: Taking Risks. Partnering with organizations that face daunting challenges, but forge full steam ahead nonetheless, is yet another way Voqal takes

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November 28, 2016 Voqal and Mobile Citizen are pleased to announce the launch of the new Mobile Citizen website. It includes an updated, more user-friendly design for educational entities, nonprofits and social welfare agencies looking for more information about Mobile Citizen’s affordable internet service. The new website can found at the same URL as the

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November 9, 2016   The following is an excerpt from a  press release issued by NDIA and Mobile Citizen: A Resource for Tracking Local Government Digital Inclusion Leadership and Programs The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), a unified voice for technology training, home broadband access and public broadband access programs, today launches Digital Inclusion Trailblazers,

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October 20, 2016 The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition continues its Grow2Gig+ campaign this month with a focus on “Reducing Costs: Competition and Infrastructure.” As part of these efforts, SHLB has been promoting the policy paper, “Promoting Competition for Community Anchor Institution Broadband Services,” by SHLB Executive Director, John Windhausen. You can view

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