Comcast Corporation says more than 300,000 low-income families across the country have signed up for its reduced-cost Internet service — but notes that many more are eligible.
Today, the students at Constitution High School, near 7th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia, have a new, 10-laptop Dell computer lab.
“Project Not Me” is the name of a 12 month study that is aimed at helping those who are at risk for type-2 diabetes. More than 300 adults are being sought for the pilot program in two test markets including one in Philadelphia.
Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is restricted to certain low-income families, but cuts the cost of getting online to $9.95/month.
The organization says it will work with the state and city to focus resources on the 24th, 25th, and 26th police districts.
This week ushers in the holiday season, and the “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” show, now in its fourth year.
The concept for the Cristo Rey High School is this: students go to class four days a week, then spend the fifth day working at a local business.
The company reported net income of $1.02 billion, or 36 cents per share, for the three months ended in December, up from $955 million, or 33 cents, a year ago.