Families who need a helping hand in boosting their access to the digital world are receiving support in a major way soon after Comcast announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help close the digital gap, Black Enterprise reported.
Comcast’s announcement goes along with the10-year anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, the article stated. The $1 billion commitment will include additional support of its Lift Zone initiative. The initiative will establish Wi-Fi-connected safe spaces in more than 1,000 community centers across the nation by the end of 2021.
The initiative will also donate computers, provide grants to nonprofit community organizations to create opportunities in media, technology, and entrepreneurship. Also, the cable and internet giant will continue its investment in the Internet Essentials program.
Comcast estimates its new goals will positively impact more than 50 million Americans over the next 10 years.
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