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Back to School with Internet Essentials

This back-to-school season, our Internet Essentials team is busy attending events throughout the City and region to help spread awareness of the program so more families can cross the digital divide and bring the power of the Internet into their homes. 335 more words


Comcast To Finally Start Including (Some) Elderly In Low-Cost Broadband Plans

Comcast’s low-cost Internet Essentials program, cooked up during its acquisition of NBC as a way for the company to look good when trying to appease lawmakers and regulators, has been criticized for having eligibility standards that effectively lock out the elderly and childless. 654 more words

E! Day 2015: School District of Philadelphia, Radio One, Comcast, More

By Sharon Powell, Comcast Senior Director of Government Affairs

On Friday, August 14, Comcast will again partner with the School District of Philadelphia and Radio One… 157 more words


Philadelphia Asks Comcast Why It's Not Treating Its Hometown As Well As Other Cities?

Philadelphia is Comcast’s hometown. Its current skyscraper looms like a giant thumb drive over the city’s skyline and its second tower will only establish Comcast as the dominating corporate presence in Philly. 454 more words


Comcast also doubles Internet speed and offers Wi-Fi at no additional cost

Comcast today announced several significant enhancements and milestones for Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program.  816 more words


Internet Essentials doubles speeds, adds free Wi-Fi!

Some game-changing news dropped yesterday! We are thrilled to share that we’ve enhanced our Internet Essentials program.

Speed Increase

Free Wi-Fi

Auto-Enrollment Expansion

Since 2011, we’ve connected more than 500,000 families, or more than 2 million Americans, to the Internet through the Internet Essentials program. 35 more words

Community Investment

Comcast Doubling Internet Essentials’ Speed and Providing WiFi Routers to Program Participants

Comcast announced today that it is doubling the download speed of its Internet Essentials program, the company’s broadband service for low-income families, and will begin providing in-home WiFi service, including a WiFi router, at no additional cost. 730 more words

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