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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.

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.

November 14, 2012

Karen Cator Stepping Down as U.S. Ed-Tech Chief

The former Apple executive, who served in the Obama administration for four years, plans to leave the job in 2013 after her replacement is chosen and put in place.

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.


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