Comcast announced that the company has invested nearly $2 million over nine months to upgrade its network in Deer Park by installing state-of-the-art fiber optic network and coaxial cable infrastructure. As a result, the company’s full suite of Xfinity residential and Comcast Business services are now available to the vast majority of 2,200 residents and business owners in Deer Park, Washington.
“There is a lot of excitement among residents and in the business community around the new offerings from Comcast,” said Tim Verzal, Deer Park Mayor. “We are pleased by the company’s investment in Deer Park and work to upgrade its network.”
“Comcast is excited to be the new media and technology provider in Deer Park. We have worked diligently to upgrade our network so that we can offer all of our products and services across the area,” said Amy Lynch, Region Vice President, Comcast Washington.
Deer Park residents have the opportunity to take advantage of Internet Essentials from Comcast – the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program for low-income Americans. It provides low-cost, high-speed Internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax; the option to purchase an Internet-ready computer for under $150; and multiple options to access free digital literacy training in print, online and in person.
Since 2011, Comcast has connected more than six million low-income Americans to the Internet through its acclaimed Internet Essentials program. Washington State ranks eighth in the nation in terms of the number of residents who have embraced the program. In fact, in the last seven years, approximately 25,000 in the Spokane Metro Area, have signed up for Internet Essentials.
Comcast took over operational control of Northstar Broadband Cable TV system earlier this year. Since 2011, Comcast has invested more than $2.2 billion in Washington technology and infrastructure.
Residential customers interested in learning more may visit xfinity.com or call 1-800-Xfinity. Businesses interested in learning more may contact Rob Haff at 509-370-2788 or visit https://business.comcast.com/seattle
For more information about Internet Essentials, or to apply for the program, visit www.InternetEssentials.com or call 1-855-846-8376. Spanish-only speakers should call 1-855-765-6995.