Thanks to a colleague for sharing this bit of exciting news! An organization known as The Source for Learning (SFL) is offering educators Clear 4G wireless accounts FREE to educators in various locations, including my home city of San Antonio, Texas !

The free accounts will include a user device to enable reception. User devices might be stationary modems for a room or USB modems (i.e. “sticks”) for a laptop (see Users will also have free access to SFLMedia which is a combination of TeachersFirst and an assortment of streaming video clips covering selective topics.

This pilot program is part of the commitment of SFL to support education in all forms. If you are located in the above communities and you wish to participate, you will be expected to sign a letter stating your willingness to use this account for educational purposes for a specific number of hours each week. SFL will match the address of your school and/or home to be certain you are within the Clear coverage areas. Participation can only be offered to those located within the coverage area. You are welcome to share this application link with others you know who are located in one of the coverage areas.

Other Texas towns included in the offer:

  1. Fort Worth
  2. Nolanville
  3. San Antonio
  4. Waco
Below is the official press release:

Free mobile Internet – a pilot project for teachers in certain locations 

The Source for Learning, Inc. (SFL), our non-profit parent company, has an agreement with Clearwire (commercial provider of wireless Internet) to offer some Clear wireless 4G service for educational use in certain U.S. cities. As part of this pilot program, SFL will offer a limited number of Clear 4G wireless accounts free to educators in the following locations: Anderson, IN; Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Bloomington, IN; Champaign, IL; Fort Worth, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Kansas City, MO; Miami, FL; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans, LA; New York City, NY; Nolanville, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Saginaw, MI; San Antonio, TX; St. Louis, MO; Tampa, FL; Waco, TX; Washington, DC. 

The free accounts will include a user device to receive wireless 4G Internet along with free access to SFLMedia. If you (or an educator you know) are located in one of these communities and you want to learn more details and apply for this FREE offering, read the details and apply for The Source for Learning: Broadband for Education Pilot Project.  Feel free to share this information with teachers you know in these locations.

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