MEDIA ALERT: National Press Conference Call

Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) to Announce Major Expansion of Internet Essentials’ and
ConnectHome’s Efforts to Close the Digital Divide

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK):

WHO:

   

Comcast Corporation Senior Executive Vice President and Chief
Diversity Officer David L. Cohen and HUD Secretary Julián Castro
will share exciting news about the future of Internet
Essentials
and ConnectHome.

 

WHEN:

Thursday, July 14, 3:00 p.m. EDT

Dial-In Number: (888) 320-5934, Conference ID #46713188
 

BACKGROUND:

Internet Essentials is Comcast’s acclaimed, high-speed Internet
adoption program for low-income families. From August 2011 through
December 2015, the program has connected more than 600,000
low-income families, benefitting more than 2.4 million Americans, to
the Internet at home.
 
ConnectHome is an initiative to extend affordable broadband access
to families living in HUD-assisted housing. Through ConnectHome,
Internet Service Providers, non-profits, and the private sector are
offering broadband access, technical training, digital literacy
programs, and devices for residents in assisted housing units in 28
communities across the nation.
 

Contacts

Comcast
Charlie Douglas, 215-286-3353
Cell: 215-264-8020
charlie_douglas@comcast.com

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