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Internet Essentials

A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers on February 13, 2014 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Comcast Hopes New Incentives Will Get More Families Signed Up For Internet Essentials Program

Robert Smith, who heads community investment in the region for Comcast, says they’re also giving a break on the $10/month cost for the connection for half a year.

09/14/2014

(Comcast's "Internet Essentials" web site.)

Comcast Sweetens Its Low-Cost Internet Deal as Regulatory Hurdles Loom

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.

03/04/2014

(Comcast's "Internet Essentials" web site.)

Comcast Says Its Low-Income Internet Offering Expanded Tenfold in Second Year

While only 500 families in the Philadelphia area had signed up a year ago, a Comcast official says, the number is now around 5,700.

03/05/2013

(Credit: Ian Bush)

Group Says Comcast Corp. Is Hiding Its Low-Cost Offering From Low-Income Families

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is restricted to certain low-income families, but cuts the cost of getting online to $9.95/month.

02/09/2012

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