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Company Information:

Name: MobiLaps
Address: 8070 Georgia Avenue
#304
Silver Spring, MD 20910-4977
Located in HUBZone: Yes
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (617) 388-4540

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $329,984.00 3
SBIR Phase II $792,200.00 2

Award List:

Empowering WiFi-Based ISPs to Bridge the Rural/Urban Broadband Digital Divide

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Hisham Kassab
Award Amount: $79,984.00
Abstract:
The broadband digital divide between urban and rural areas continues to be a social issue of significant concern, as it limits new opportunities for remote rural communities to access education, health and economic resources. This projects studies the feasibility of a technology that will allow… More

Increasing Rural Broadband Access by Increasing Profits for Rural ISPs via Portalization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Hisham Kassab, President and Founder
Award Amount: $292,200.00
Abstract:
There is a wide rural-urban gap in broadband Internet service, which can be mostly attributed to the high last-mile costs in low-density rural areas. The purpose of this project is to introduce a new revenue stream for rural broadband ISPs, and hence to improve the commercial viability of providing… More

SBIR Phase I: Empowering Broadband ISPs to Generate New Profit Streams via Differentiated Web Content

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hisham I. Kassab, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to investigate the feasibility of enabling technologies that will allow a Broadband Internet Service Provider (BISP) to create new revenue streams. The proposed activity involves advances in the areas of network protocols and… More

SBIR Phase II: An Emergency Notification System for Delivering Geo-Targeted Information-Rich Web Alerts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hisham I. Kassab, PhD
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will extend the successful findings of Phase I of the project to investigate the technical feasibility of an innovative emergency… More

SBIR Phase I: Enhancing the Viability of Emergency Alerting over Social Media via a Collaborative Computer-Aided System for Handling Incoming Citizen Messages

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hisham I. Kassab
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The innovation is a software engine that empowers emergency managers to analyze and process the high volume of incoming citizen messages (e.g., inquiries, calls for help, etc.) on the emergency manager's social media site(s) (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), typically experienced after an emergency… More