The pandemic has exacerbated our city’s digital divide. This is especially true for Philadelphia’s immigrant communities, which are often at a disadvantage when it comes to adopting digital tools and digital skills training. As a result, they are precluded from some of the fundamental benefits of digital connectivity. Working with Welcome.US, a national initiative built […]
Comcast has partnered with the Hopewell Township Committee to expand our network into unserved areas of Hopewell Township, NJ, ensuring the availability of Comcast’s smart, fast and reliable fiber-rich network to approximately 150 unconnected rural homes and businesses in the Township. “High-speed Internet access is critical for connecting to work, school, family, friends and entertainment, […]
New immigrants to Philadelphia face a myriad of challenges, from finding housing and work to enrolling their children in school. Without broadband Internet at home, these challenges become even harder. That’s why Comcast works with organizations supporting immigrant communities to provide Internet access and laptops for many of Philadelphia’s newest residents. The city’s immigrant population […]
Comcast announced the opening of a new Xfinity Retail Store in Burlington, NJ, located in the Wishing Well Plaza. There are now 18 Xfinity Retail Stores throughout New Jersey. This investment provides an immersive destination where customers can experience the Xfinity suite of products and interact with retail representatives. The opening of the 3,000 square-foot […]
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.