Comcast Extends 'Internet Essentials' Promotion

Offering six months free broadband to new customers

Comcast's David Cohen said Thursday that the company will be extending its Internet Essentials promotion through Sept. 30.  

The Internet Essentials program provides low-cost broadband ($9.95 per month) and computer equipment (less than $150) to low-income homes with school-aged kids.  

Comcast had been looking to recruit more homes with a six-months-free promotion for new sign-ups that was to have ended this weekend. 

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