Discounted Cable TV

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The Cable Discount program was created to help keep basic residential cable television service affordable for all Seattle residents. The program currently provides a $5.17 discount off the price of the Basic Cable TV tier* of service from Comcast or ASTOUND powered by Wave*Comcast's Limited Basic Cable or ASTOUND powered by Wave Local Broadcast Tier.

Program Qualifications

  • Are a low-income Seattle resident (see below table for more information on low-income guidelines)
  • Are a current COMCAST or ASTOUND powered by Wave cable TV customer
    • Must be a current Basic Cable TV customer so your service provider can apply the discount to your account.
  • Are not already on any promotional price and cable TV service is not part of a service bundle

To Apply:

  • Comcast/Xfinity or Astound customers may call the Digital Equity Program at (206) 684-8498 to learn more about how to apply for the discount


2024 Income Guidelines

Income Eligibility Criteria is the same as for the Utility Discount Program.

Household Size Gross Monthly Income Gross Yearly Income
1 $3,689 $44,268
2 $4,825 $57,900
3 $5,960 $71,520
4 $7,095 $85,140
5 $8,230 $98,760
6 $9,366 $112,392
Each additional household member $213 each +$2,556 each

Note: The Gross Income criteria is based on 70% of the state's median income.

Information Technology

Jim Loter, Interim Chief Technology Officer
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94709, Seattle, WA, 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 684-0600
Phone Alt: Cable TV & Internet Discount Information: (206) 684-8498

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