The idea that our future is disconnected from knowledge because of a lack of internet connectivity, material resources like devices and opportunities for learning is disheartening. A lack of access to technology can perpetuate poverty by restricting opportunities for social mobility. Comcast is expanding its Internet Essentials program to change this.

Comcast’s low-cost broadband program initially designed to get low-income families with children connected to the internet is expanding to include all poor people in its service area.

Comcast expands Internet Essentials to all low-income households