Internet Essentials

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Comcast, Foundations, Others Help Low-Income Families Connect To The Web

Low-income families will get connected to the Internet through a program offered by Comcast and other local agencies.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2014

Internet Essentials

Comcast Kicks Off Year Three Of Internet Essentials With Jackson Event

Comcast Corp. says it’s “relaunching” its Internet Essentials offering of low-cost Internet access and computers to families of students eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2013


Comcast Internet Essentials Hits 1 Million Mark

Comcast Corp. executive vice president David L. Cohen announced Wednesday that Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected more than 1 million low-income Americans to broadband Internet in their homes, most for the first time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Comcast's Plymouth regional headquarters. Photo: Comcast Corp.

Comcast Announces Internet Essentials Educational Partnerships

Comcast last week announced the creation of three community partnerships in metropolitan Detroit, valued at more than $55,000, to help 250 more families get connected online at home through the Internet Essentials program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2013

Comcast's Plymouth regional headquarters. Photo: Comcast Corp.

Comcast Internet Essentials Program Connects 150,000 In U.S., 9,000 In Michigan

PLYMOUTH — Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen Tuesday announced details about the 2nd Annual Internet Essentials Progress Report, which features key milestones for the program as well as a number of program enhancements […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

The new Comcast Internet Essentials is introduced Friday in River Rouge. Matt Roush photo.

Comcast Kicks Off Year Two Of Internet Essentials Program

Comcast Friday announced an expansion of Internet Essentials, a year-old broadband adoption program designed to help close the Digital Divide for low-income Americans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2012


Netbook Computers Going Home With DPS Students

The district purchased 40,000 Netbook computers, and some students will get to take them home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012