Comcast: 14K families enroll in Internet Essentials
September 16, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Comcast says 14,000 Chicago families are enrolled in Internet Essentials, a program that provides low-income families with broadband internet service at home for $10 a month, a computer for $150 and access to online literacy materials.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited the Johnson School of Excellence on South Albany during Monday's announcement that Comcast was expanding the program.
More than double the number of families enrolled in the program this year compared tolast..
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