• CAP Comcast & Fair Franchises
  • Cap Comcast Press

    LOCAL PRESS   December 4th, 2015 | Technically Philly City’s new Comcast contract expands internet access for low-income Philadelphians   December 3rd, 2015 | CBS Philly New Cable Franchise Agreement Between Philadelphia And Comcast Advances to City Council   June 11th, 2015 | CBS Philly Demonstrators Urge Council to Press for Better Franchise Renewal with […]

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  • Media Mobilizing Project Statement on Committee Passage of Historic Comcast Franchise Agreement

    On Dec. 3rd, City Council’s Public Property Committee, chaired by Councilman Bobby Henon and with the support of all committee members, passed a 15-year Comcast communications franchise with far reaching public benefits for low-income communities, and for all Comcast customers, now and into the future. The franchise then received first reading before the full Council. The statement linked here can be attributed to Hannah Sassaman, Policy Director at Media Mobilizing Project, which coordinates the Corporate Accountability Project (CAP) Comcast campaign.

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  • After National Outcry, Comcast Doubles Speed of Internet Essentials

    Comcast announced today, August 4th, that it will double download speeds for Internet Essentials, from 5mbps to 10mbps. This announcement comes on the heels of 56,000 members of Philadelphia and national community organizations pressuring Comcast to improve speeds and costs for poor communities – not just for their highest-tier customers. Read our statement here.

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  • Cap Comcast Platform

    WHAT DOES PHILADELPHIA NEED FROM COMCAST? OUR PLATFORM: More and more individuals, communities, and organizations are signing on every day to hold Comcast accountable to Philadelphia. Signing on to the CAP! Comcast campaign does not mean you necessarily endorse all the demands below. But CAP! Comcast organizers and allies see the vision below as a […]

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  • STATEMENT: Official Philadelphia Comcast Survey Highlights Need for Change

    Today, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology released a long-awaited summary and comprehensive needs assessment they conducted surveying Philadelphia residents. In their survey, they asked Philadelphians many questions about their experiences with Comcast. The City also announced public hearings to further inform the process, the week of April 27th, 2015. Read our statement here.