Comcast Internet Essentials for Low Income Families

Affordable Home Internet Comcast Cable is the largest broadband provider in the US, serving approximately 25 million high speed Internet subscribers. Comcast provides coverage in wide range of cities spread across 39 states and the District of Columbia. Comcast initiated their Internet Essentials program in 2011 to help millions of low income Americans bridge the […]
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Midco Foundation Gives Grants worth $100,789

Midco Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Midcontinent family of companies, has awarded $100,789 in grants to 81 non-profits, schools and government organizations. The beneficiaries are drawn from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota with Minnesota getting the lowest number of beneficiaries. However, distribution has been fair depending on needs for the applicants […]
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Bright House Seeks More Impact with Scholarship Program

Apart from offering reliable and affordable telecommunication services, Bright House Networks is looking to have an even greater impact in the education sector. This is through the Bright House Networks 2016 Future Leaders Scholarship program which has been opened for qualified students. The deadline for registration is April 8 and it has attracted many applicants. […]
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Time Warner Cable Opens Learning Lab at VBGCQ

Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens (VBGCQ) have opened an ultramodern technology and computer center at VBGCQ’s center. The TWC Learning Lab was funded to a cost of $50,000 from a grant by the service provider and will be integrated into VBGCQ’s Internet Safety, Digital Literacy and Career Launch […]
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Ad Council Gets New Chairman from AT&T

David Christopher, the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Mobility, has been appointed Chairman to the Board of Directors of the Ad Council. He has a one year mandate that will run up to June 2016 and takes the place of Laura Desmond, Global CEO of Starcom MediaVest Group. David Kenny, Chairman and CEO of The […]
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FCC Hosts Workshop on Communications Education

The Federal Communications Commission Wireless Telecommunications Bureau hosted the annual educational workshop on environmental compliance on May 12. It touched on the historic preservation review process required for the construction of wireless communications facilities. This year’s workshop will included information relevant to the construction of all new communications towers and to the collocation of communications […]
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FCC Approves Funding For E-Rate Program

The FCC recently approved funding increase for its E-Rate program. The increase in funding is worth $1.5 billion. The fund helps disadvantaged schools to get access to high-speed Internet and other technologies. The chairman of the commission, Tom Wheeler and other Democrat commissioners voted in favor of the increase in funding. However, some members of […]
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FCC Votes To Overhaul E-Rate Program

The Federal Communications Commission recently voted to overhaul an Internet program to shift funding from aging technologies such as landline phones and pagers, to WiFi networks and high-speed broadband services. The Internet program is known as E-Rate and the changes made in the program will be done in the interest of increasing Internet accessibility for […]
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British Online Porn Filters Lock Out Sex Education Websites

Reports have revealed that Pornography filters used by large ISPs in Britain are blocking out legitimate websites offering advice on sexual health, sex education and porn addiction from subscribers. Four Internet companies in Britain have started rolling out porn filters to their subscribers, which while helpful, seem to have some distinct disadvantages attached to them. […]
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National Schools, FCC Internet Relationships Strengthened Via Digital Learning Director Post

Michael Steffan is the new incumbent of the Digital Learning Director post of the Federal Communications Commission. In his new capacity as the Learning Director, Steffan has promised to immediately look in to the matter of re-enforcing the national schools and FCC Internet relationships. Towards this endeavor he plans to lead several initiatives directed at […]
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