Is Comcast’s $10 Internet Essentials Offering Just A Crass PR Stunt?

Is Comcast’s $10 Internet Essentials Offering Just A Crass PR Stunt?

Two years ago, Comcast began rolling out its Internet Essentials program, which offers Internet access to certain low-income families for only $9.95/month. And as the company brought Essentials to each new region, the company shook a lot of politicians’ hands and played up how it was helping to close the digital divide between those who could afford Internet access and those who could not. But some argue that the whole program is just window-dressing to make Comcast look less evil. [More]

Comcast Rolls Out $10 Internet Access For Low-Income Families

Comcast Rolls Out $10 Internet Access For Low-Income Families

As a condition of Comcast’s acquisition of NBC, the folks at Kabletown have created Internet Essentials, which offers internet access to low-income families for $9.95/month so long as they meet certain criteria. [More]