UAC is Acknowledged by Comcast for Helping to Bridge the Digital Divide

Date: 
March 11, 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Comcast announced that in just three and a half years, they’ve connected more than 450,000 families, or 1.8 million low-income Americans, to the Internet at home through their Internet Essentials program.  They are very proud of this achievement and acknowledged the efforts of community partners like The Urban Affairs Coalition for their hard work in helping to bridge the digital divide!

It is for this reason Comcast wants you to help keep the momentum going in Philadelphia by sharing this news about #InternetEssentials to your networks. You can read more about this milestone here. Comcast is extending an offer for up to 6 months of complimentary Internet Essentials service for families who sign up between now and May 31st

Here are the details:

Families in Philadelphia schools may qualify for up to 6 months of complimentary Internet service if you apply for Internet Essentials, our low-cost, $9.95 a month + tax Internet service from Comcast, from March 1st — May 31st.

To qualify, your household must meet all these criteria:

• Be located where Comcast offers Internet service

• Have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program

• Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days

• Does not have outstanding Comcast debt that is under one year old

Sign up by May 31st and complete your application by June 15th. For more information, call 1-855-846-8376.