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Comcast partners with American Association of People with Disabilities to help close digital divide

Wednesday 11 September 2019 | 10:45 CET | News
Comcast announced a series of initiatives designed to help address the digital divide for low-income Americans with disabilities through the 'Internet Essentials' internet adoption programme for low-income households. The largest of these was a grant from the company to the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The Comcast grant will help fund the creation and delivery of digital literacy training programmes specifically designed to address the needs of low-income people in the disability community. Once developed, the programmes will be delivered at 10 AAPD affiliates

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