By PHIL DAVIS
Comcast is raising the speeds of its Internet Essentials broadband program next month following pressure from lawmakers and youth advocates to improve the reduced-cost service that families rely on during the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting March 1, the company will increase the $9.95 a month program’s download speed from 25 Mbps (megabits per second) to 50 Mbps and the upload speeds from 3 Mbps to 5 Mbps. The company wrote in a news release that the change will extend to all new and existing Internet Essentials customers at no additional cost.
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