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Comcast is the City's largest cable operator serving approximately 200,000 Seattle subscribers with cable television, telephony and high-speed Internet service. Comcast service is available in most of Seattle except for the Central Area Franchise District. To contact Comcast customer service call toll free (800) 266-2278 (1-800-COMCAST).


  • Comcast Franchise Agreement (2006)
  • Comcast Audit Report (2009)
  • Comcast Technical Review (2008)
  • Payment Centers
  • Comcast Services and Pricing List - January 2015
  • Comcast Channel Lineup (by Service Level)- 2015
  • Comcast website

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    Wave* serves approximately 13,000 Seattle cable subscribers with cable television and Internet service and is the sole cable operator in the Central Area Franchise District. Wave also serves the Downtown and parts of Capitol Hill, Beacon Hill and Queen Anne. To contact Wave's customer service call toll free (866) 928-3123.


  • Franchise Transfer from Broadstripe to Wave (2012)
  • Broadstripe (Millennium) Franchise Agreement (2007) #
  • Broadstripe Audit Report (2008)
  • Broadstripe Technical Review [Executive Summary] (2009)
  • Broadstripe Inspection & Corrective Action Agreement (2010)
  • Payment Centers
  • Wave Services and Pricing List - December 2014
  • Wave Channel Lineup (by Service Level) - December 2014
  • Wave website

    * Effective January 2012, Broadstripe's Seattle franchise was purchased by Wave Broadband

    #  Wave operates under this Franchise Agreement

    Office of Cable Communications
    Contact Us: (206) 684-8498 | Fax: (206) 684-0911