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2014-03-04 12:25:01

Eligible Families in Fresno, Sacramento, San Joaquin and San Francisco Counties Can Receive Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service FRESNO, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it is providing $150,000 in grants to non-profit community organizations in California to create "Internet Essentials Learning Zones" in Fresno and Elk Grove. Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. It...

2013-11-19 12:34:19

Comcast, Northeastern University, Elected Officials and Patriots Legend Troy Brown Kick Off Year Three of National Program to Bridge the Digital Divide BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Today, Comcast representatives, local Elected Officials and Northeastern University joined with more than 200 Boston Public...

2013-11-15 12:22:38

Number of families enrolled since last year has more than doubled CHESTERFIELD, Va., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast kicked off the third year of Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families, at a special event at Greenleigh Instructional Learning Cottage in the Greenleigh Mobile Home Community in Chesterfield, Va. In about two years, the program has connected more than 1 million low-income Americans, or about...

2013-11-11 16:25:52

-Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. U.S. Congressman Andre Carson, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, along with civic and...

2013-11-11 08:32:12

- Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, Jackson Mayor Marty Griffin, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice...

2013-11-06 16:34:04

Celebrate Kick-Off of Year Three of Comcast's Internet Essentials Program and Encourage Qualifying Families in Vermont to Sign Up BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys & Girls Club of Burlington was joined by Congressman Peter Welch and Comcast today as they hosted a special event to highlight the need to connect more families to the Internet and discuss efforts to bridge the digital divide in Vermont and across the country. Burlington Boys & Girls Club member and...

2013-10-31 12:29:11

Number of New Mexico families enrolled since last year has more than doubled ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Governor Susana Martinez, NFL great Tony Dungy, and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, along with civic and community leaders, today kicked off the program's third year and...

2013-10-29 12:32:41

In Pennsylvania More Than 11,000 Families, 1,600 Low-Income Harrisburg Families Now Connected to the Power of the Internet at Home Nationally, the Broadband Adoption Program Has Connected More Than 250,000 Families, or One Million Low-Income Americans HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year under way, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Harrisburg Mayor...

2013-10-11 08:25:34

Comcast, New Hampshire Speaker of the House Terie Norelli and New Hampshire Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry Kick Off Year Three of National Program to Bridge the Digital Divide MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. New Hampshire Speaker of the House Terie Norelli, New Hampshire Commissioner of...

2013-09-24 12:34:35

Number of families enrolled since last year has more than doubled WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen was joined today by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel; Alma J. Powell, chair of America's Promise Alliance and honorary chair of DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI); Ayris T. Scales, executive director of DCPNI; and other civic and community leaders to kick off year three of Internet Essentials during a special event at Neval...