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Mobile Beacon launches disaster recovery programs

JOHNSTON – Nonprofit Mobile Beacon has launched disaster recovery programs for institutions in states hit by hurricanes Florence and Michael. The organization, which provides high-speed,...

Mobile Beacon digital inclusion program serves Austin

JOHNSTON – Bridging the Gap, a nonprofit-led program of PCs for People and Johnston-based Mobile Beacon distributed computers and internet service to low-income students...
HOT SPOT: Mobile Beacon staffers, from left, Rick Lindholm, sales manager; Cristina Graham, program director; and Katherine Messier, founder and executive director, speak with Kate Aubin at the Providence Public Library about the broadband-service provider’s 4G mobile hotspot devices, which people can check out from the library – the first and now largest such program in the country.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT ­WHITELEY

Passionate entrepreneur driven to assist nonprofits

Honoree | Katherine Messier, Mobile Beacon A Rhode Island innovation story may not get more homegrown than Katherine Messier’s. But the impact of her...
BRIDGING THE GAP, an effort by Mobile Beacon and PCs for People, hosted a May 11 computer distribution for low-income families in Colorado. Another one is scheduled for May 22.

Mobile Beacon part of tech distribution to low-income Colorado families

JOHNSTON – Bridging the Gap, a charitable initiative of PCs for People and Johnston-based internet service provider Mobile Beacon, hosted a computer and mobile-hotspot...
HOT SPOT: Mobile Beacon staffers, from left, Rick Lindholm, sales manager; Cristina Graham, program director; and Katherine Messier, founder and executive director, speak with Kate Aubin at the Providence Public Library about the broadband-service provider’s 4G mobile hotspot devices, which people can check out from the library – the first and now largest such program in the country.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT ­WHITELEY

Passionate entrepreneur driven to assist nonprofits

A Rhode Island innovation story may not get more homegrown than Katherine Messier’s. But the impact of her work resonates with nonprofits in every...
MOBILE HOTSPOTS: Muna Idriss, director of systems at Capital Good Fund, talks with CEO Andy ­Posner. For the past seven years, the nonprofit has purchased internet hotspots for traveling employees from Mobile Beacon.  / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Mobile Beacon internet hotspots help keep nonprofits connected

Working out of Rhode Island, Delaware and Florida, Providence-based Capital Good Fund employees are often on the road and in need of reliable internet...

Through Mobile Beacon, Katherine Messier and the nonprofit’s staff have provided mobile internet access to hundreds of nonprofits and to tens of thousands of underserved individuals, a mission that has turned out to be much more far-reaching than she imagined in 2010 when it was founded. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

A tightly focused mission can produce much broader effects

Katherine Messier | Mobile Beacon founder and executive ­director Seven years ago, I founded Mobile Beacon to help nonprofit organizations maximize their impact with the...
A SIMPLE SOLUTION: Mobile Beacon staffers, from right, Lauren Yergeau, Cristina Graham and Rick Lindholm talk with Kate Aubin at the Providence Public Library about helping library patrons gain internet access through mobile devices the nonprofit supplies. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Mobile Beacon technology empowers nonprofits, those in poverty

INNOVATIVE COMPANIES | NONPROFIT Since its founding by Executive Director Katherine Messier in 2010, nonprofit Mobile Beacon has extended low-cost, high-speed mobile, internet-access service to...

PBN’s 2017 Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies feted

WARWICK – Builders, makers of maternal supplements, home loan providers, a nonprofit that supplies inexpensive mobile internet access and digitally-supercharged employment services were among...
MOBILE BEACON, a Johnston-based company that provides high-speed mobile internet access at a low cost to community organizations, has opened applications for its 2017 Wi-Fly Digital Inclusion Grant. / COURTESY MOBILE BEACON

Mobile Beacon calls for Wi-Fly grant applications

JOHNSTON – Mobile Beacon, a wireless-service provider that offers discounted internet access for schools and nonprofits, is now accepting applications for its annual Wi-Fly...
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