Bret Perkins, senior vice president of external and government affairs for Comcast Corporation, penned an op-ed that ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer on December 29, 2021, that highlights progress made in closing the digital divide in Philadelphia as well as new and ongoing efforts. Read the full piece, here.
People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and Comcast are working together to bring Internet access and technology offerings to previously disconnected people in Philadelphia, building on nearly two decades of collaboration on digital inclusion and digital literacy – and now offering career building skills like robotics, 3D modeling and flight simulation. A Shared History Comcast has held […]
Comcast has announced the opening of four WiFi-connected Lift Zones at the Catholic Youth Organization of Mercer County and Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County facilities in Trenton and Lawrenceville. Comcast is providing robust WiFi coverage at these safe spaces that will help up to 300 low-income students get online each day to participate in distance education and other programming. Lift Zones complement Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which has helped connect more than 8 million low-income people to the Internet […]
Unprecedented Collaboration with Philadelphia to Assist Students through Pandemic “If there is a silver lining to this pandemic, it is the progress that has been made in closing the digital divide across the country and the historic collaboration we’ve witnessed in Philadelphia between the City, school district, non-profits, philanthropists and private business to help us […]
By Adam Hymans, Director of Strategic Communications, SPIN. For the past 46 years, SPIN (Special People in Northeast) has supported thousands of people with autism and intellectual disability to live, learn and work as valued members of the community. Our new Comcast Digital Literacy Lab at SPIN helps us continue our mission by putting technology […]