Lisa Birmingham, Vice President of External and Government Affairs for Comcast’s Keystone Region, talks about the impact of Internet Essentials to bring internet access to communities everywhere.
This year is the 10th anniversary of Comcast’s internet Essentials Program. During that time, Comcast has connected more than 10 million people to broadband internet, most for the very first time.
The program provides the tools and resources that low-income families need to succeed in a digital world. Comcast connected approximately 160,000 people in Allegheny County over the life of the program.
Internet Essentials has a comprehensive design that addresses each of the three major barriers to broadband adoption:
Comcast will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in these critical areas:
Over the past 10 years Comcast has: