Comcast Expands Internet Essentials Eligibility and Pledges $15 Million to US Connectivity
Comcast announced new steps to help advance digital equity for even more students and families. Internet Essentials – Comcast's comprehensive broadband adoption program for low-income households – will now expand eligibility to Federal Pell Grant recipients. The expanded eligibility for Internet Essentials will enable even more students to stay connected as they continue to pursue degrees at colleges, universities, and technical schools. In addition, Comcast pledged to donate $15 million worth of Internet service and equipment, including more than 25,000 laptops, to low-income students, seniors, veterans, and adults. The announcement is part of Project UP, Comcast’s $1 billion commitment to reach 50 million people with the tools, resources, and skills needed to succeed in a digital world.
Comcast Expands Internet Essentials to Federal Pell Grant Recipients and Pledges $15M to Get Even More Americans Connected