Comcast to Provide 2nd Annual Progress Report on Internet Essentials and Announce New Program Milestones and Enhancements

Mon Mar 4, 2013 3:00pm EST

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Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho Also to Provide Remarks on the
Role of Digital Literacy in Education
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 WHAT:        David L. Cohen, Comcast Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation will share details about our 2nd Annual Internet Essentials Progress Report during a national press teleconference call. He will also introduce several new program enhancements for 2013 designed to expand eligibility and facilitate enrollment. He will be joined by Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho who will discuss the importance of digital literacy in education.  
 WHEN:        Press Teleconference: Tuesday, March 5th, 9:00 a.m. MST (11 a.m. EST)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
              Dial-In Number: 1-888-320-5934, ID #16894824.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Internet Essentials from Comcast ( is the nation`s
largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. It provides low-cost
broadband service for $9.95 a month plus tax; the option to purchase an
Internet-ready computer for under $150; and multiple options to access free
digital literacy training in print, online, and in-person. Eligible families
must have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School
Lunch Program. For more information about Internet Essentials, visit for English, or visit for

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