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City Council unnanimously 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. Please read the release from the CAP Comcast coalition below.
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.
This is it. Our last chance in 15 years to make Comcast pay its fair share in Philly and respect the hometown consumers who have made it one of the most profitable companies in America. Make sure you come out and speak out November 12th. Find the official signup sheet to testify here!
On October 29th, City Council introduced a bill outlining the initial details agreed to by the City of Philadelphia and Comcast, in their next 15-year communications franchise. Our statement on that introduction is here.
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.
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 […]
The week of April 27th, you will have a rare opportunity to speak out about your experiences with Comcast through a series of six public meetings, organized by the City of Philadelphia. Our voices could shape the next 15 years of service between Comcast and Philly consumers! Join us to speak out and hold Comcast accountable to the needs of our city!
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.
Today, Councilman Bobby Henon introduced, and City Council passed, a resolution authorizing the committees on Public Property and Public Works, and on Technology and Information Services, to hold hearings on a once-in-a-generation negotiation with the Comcast Corporation.