Charter Communications said it has committed $1 million to the 2021 Spectrum Digital Education grant program, supporting nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband.
Charter Communications said its Spectrum Community Investment Loan Fund will invest $1 million in a North Carolina non-profit that helps small businesses in the state.
Many Senate Democrats urged the Federal Communications Commission to let E-rate broadband subsidies be used for remote learning. The group of 37 lawmakers cited President Joe Biden’s order “to increase connectivity options for students lacking reliable home broadband.”
Sparklight Business has rolled out optical wavelength connectivity for medium- and large-sized companies in the 21 states where it has markets. The service is based on fiber and supports speeds between 10 and 100 gigabits per second.
Comcast Business has added Cisco Meraki to its Teleworker VPN platform, giving enterprises a central connection hub for remote workers. Companies can provide the cloud-native service at their offices or host it in Secure Gateway Service locations that Comcast manages.
Spectrum Enterprise, the big business services unit of Charter Communications, is entering the federal government services market in a big way through a partnership and equity investment in Core Technologies (CTI).