Latest Internet Essentials Stories

2014-09-22 16:25:55

Comcast Has Now Connected More Than 1.4 million Americans, Including 29,700 Low-Income Marylanders, to Internet at Home BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today hosted a special event at Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) in Baltimore to help raise awareness about the importance of closing the digital divide and kick off the fourth year of Internet Essentials, the company's innovative broadband adoption program. Also announced at the event was the extension of the Internet...

2014-09-09 12:35:15

Comcast Kicks Off New School Year of Internet Essentials With 46,250 California Families Enrolled SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast hosted an education-technology focused Youth Tech Summit today in Silicon Valley to kick off year four of Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband adoption initiative, and to announce that Comcast has signed up 46,250 low-income families in Northern California, or about 186,000 low-income Californians, for the program. At the...

2014-08-27 16:27:46

Internet Essentials Kicks Off Back to School Season in Boston with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston Region was joined today by City of Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo and Boston Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart to officially kick off Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband...

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2014-08-07 04:56:52

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Comcast has announced it will continue to help poor families in the US to be connected to the Internet regardless of their means, as it adds an offer of six months free service to its Internet Essentials broadband service program, and an amnesty to customers who currently have outstanding bills with Comcast and were therefore previously ineligible for offers. The offer of six months of free service is available to any family eligible...

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...

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