HOUSTON — The internet is considered the most important technological innovation of the modern age. It's where you go to check your child's grades, pay bills and even save on some when you go paperless. Plus, let's not forget the countless hours we spend scrolling on social media.

Today, more companies working tirelessly to bridge the gap between the digital divide, making it easier and affordable for more people to access.

Comcast blazing the way through a program dubbed "Internet Essentials." It gives low-income families and veterans access to low cost internet connections. 

For more information visit internetessentials.com.