Comcast Commits to Investing $1 Billion Over Next 10 Years To Reach 50 Million Low-Income Americans With Tools and Resources To Succeed in Digital World

On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast has announced it would invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide and give even more low-income Americans the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world. The announcement coincides with the release of a 10-year Progress Report showing that, since 2011, the company, working in collaboration with its network of thousands of nonprofit partners, has connected a cumulative total of more than 10 million people in America to…

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Comcast Launches Eye-Control For The Television

Comcast has launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) the ability to navigate their television using only their eyes. Xfinity X1 eye control is a web-based remote for tablets and computers that pairs with an existing eye gaze system and allows viewers to change the channel, set a recording, search for a show and more, all with a glance. In the U.S., more than 48 million people live with physical or mobility disabilities and every day about 15 people are newly…

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