1. Comcast Helps More Than 6 Million Cross Digital Divide

    Comcast Helps More Than 6 Million Cross Digital Divide

    Comcast today announced it has now connected more than six million low-income Americans to the Internet through its Internet Essentials program, the largest and most comprehensive broadband-adoption program for low-income families in the U.S. The company connected more than 2 million people in the past year alone, which is the largest annual increase in the program’s history. The company also announced it will significantly expand eligibility — for the 11th time in seven years — to low-income veterans, nearly 1 million of whom live within the Comcast footprint.

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    1. This program has had an enormous impact on millions of families and children who now have high-speed Internet at home, many for the first time in their lives.
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