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Comcast Extends 60-Days of Free Internet Service to New Internet Essentials Customers

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  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials service without charge as a way to help deal with the challenges of COVID-19.
  2. Comcast recently expanded Internet Essentials eligibility to include all low-income families, including seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.
  3. Since August 2011, Internet Essentials has connected more than two million low-income households to the Internet, serving approximately eight million people.

Plugging in to Virtual Mentorship

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, our core values are rooted in improving the communities where we live and work. Today, as we face extraordinary challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the growing calls for social justice and equality, our employees remain committed to giving back to those in need. Below are two examples of how our employees are virtually volunteering in their communities during these extraordinary times.

A Challenge for a Cause in Washington

As Pandemic Exacerbates the Digital Divide, Comcast NBCUniversal Works to Close the Gap

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In today’s digital age, technology is the primary conduit to economic opportunity, and it is vital to how we work, play, learn, and connect with one another. The ability to access technology from home is especially important — and is something that has always been core to who we are as a company.

Our COVID-19 Response: A Reflection of Our Commitment to Communities

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As the profound impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt in communities around the world, it has become increasingly clear that the scale of this crisis will force a significant shift in how we live, work, and connect to what matters. While there is still much uncertainty ahead, we know that the challenges that existed before the pandemic are being exacerbated and that some of our most vulnerable populations are facing even greater risks to their health and wellbeing.

2020 Comcast NBCUniversal Values Report: Together We Build

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June 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As a global media and technology company, Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to keeping our customers, employees and communities connected to what matters most – now more than ever. We are focused on seeking new and better ways to make a positive difference through our products, technology, and entertainment experiences, and especially through our employees.

Leaders and Achievers Scholarships Now Open

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  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Applications are now open for Comcast’s 2020-2021 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program through December 6.
  2. Comcast Leaders and Achievers are high school students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills.
  3. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.

Clear The Shelters Campaign Results In Over 135,000 Pet Adoptions – And Counting

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The campaign launched on July 27, 2019 and ended with a Clear The Shelters Day on August 17.
  2. A total of 1,982 shelters and rescues across the country offered reduced or waived pet adoption fees on August 17 as part of the campaign.
  3. ClearTheShelters trended nationally on Twitter on August 17, with many celebrities supporting the initiative.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The campaign launched on July 27, 2019 and ended with a Clear The Shelters Day on August 17.
  2. A total of 1,982 shelters and rescues across the country offered reduced or waived pet adoption fees on August 17 as part of the campaign.
  3. ClearTheShelters trended nationally on Twitter on August 17, with many celebrities supporting the initiative.

Announcing Our 2019 Values in Action Report

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, we believe we are at our best when we are working to educate, entertain and empower people and communities. This is why we focus year-round on building meaningful connections to the communities we serve across our company.

Closing the Digital Divide: How Comcast-NBCUniversal Does Community Impact

By Ade Adeniji
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One way to measure inequality in the country is through the digital divide. A Pew Research Center article revealed that even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption, the divide persists.

Fortune Ranks Comcast NBCUniversal #3 on 'Best Big Companies to Work For' List

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Comcast NBCUniversal was named one of the 2019 FORTUNE “Best Big Companies to Work For,” ranking #3 on the inaugural list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

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