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March 05, 2014

Comcast Extends 'Internet Essentials' Program to Offer Broadband to Needy Families

The telecommunications giant is extending the program indefinitely beyond its original June 2014 end date, and expanding eligibility to more families.

February 28, 2014

Get Ready for What's Next: A Leadership Imperative

While the field of Internet providers narrows, and the capacity for access to the Internet broadens, what do you suppose the public's expectations for their use will become? This is a time for leadership to reach out to colleagues and develop a louder voice...as we see things arising, before they become our work.

December 19, 2013

Comcast, Khan Academy Partner to Increase Web Connectivity

The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.

December 17, 2013

Comcast, Khan Academy Join Forces to Improve Web Access

Comcast, one of the nation's largest Internet and cable providers, is partnering with Khan Academy to try to increase Web connectivity for impoverished students.

January 31, 2012

Comcast Releases 'Essentials' Findings, Improvements

The cable and Internet provider will double the speed of its broadband service targeting students from low-income families, and expand access to about 300,000 families.

September 20, 2011

Comcast Announces Internet Essentials Program

The cable and Internet giant will offer high-speed Internet for $9.95 per month to families with students eligible for free lunch from the federal National School Lunch Program.

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