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Office of Cable Communications

Historic Cable and Internet Rates for Selected Services 2005-2012

 


 

Under federal law the City is prevented from regulating cable rates except for the price of basic cable, installation and some rental charges. As a small cable operator, Broadstripe is not subject to any rate regulation. The table below provides the rates for selected cable and Internet services for 2005-2012. Franchise fees, taxes and other fees may apply, but are not reflected in these rates. To see Cable and Internet 2014 Rates for Selected Services click here.

If you have questions about Comcast's rates or want more information about other Comcast cable service packages, rates or special promotions, please call them at 1-800-226-2278 or visit their website at http://www.comcast.com/.

 

If you have questions about Wave's rates or want more information about other Wave cable service packages, rates or special promotions, please call them at 1-800-829-2225 or visit their website at http://www.wavebroadband.com/.

[Note: Broadstripe was purchased by Wave Broadband effective January 2012.]

Comcast
Rates for Selected Services

Service

2005

2006

2007

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Limited Basic Cable Service

$12.30

$12.30

$12.55

$12.55 $12.55 $13.73 $13.73 $15.03

Basic Cable
(Expanded, Standard, Now Digital Starter)

$42.99

$45.99

$52.25

$55.75 $55.75 $60.99 $60.99 $63.99
Current Digital Packages (includes analog cable service)

Digital Classic

$11.99

$11.99

$11.99

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Digital Plus

$15.99

$15.99

$15.99

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Digital Silver

$27.99

$28.99

$30.99

n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Digital Starter

$39.99

$41.99

$43.99

$48.99 $55.75 $60.99 $60.99 $63.99

Digital Preferred

$55.99

$58.99

$61.99

$68.99 $75.74 $77.98

$77.98

$81.99

Cable Latino

(now MultiLatino Extra)

$25.99

$25.99

$26.99

$26.99 $26.99 $29.99

$29.99

$39.95

Cable Latino Completo (now MultiLatino Ultra)

$48.99

$51.99

$55.25

$61.75 $61.75 $64.99

$71.13

$76.90
A la carte Premium Services

Showtime Package

$15.99

$15.99

$15.99

$17.99 $17.99 $17.99 $19.99 $19.99

Cinemax Package

$15.99

$15.99

$15.99

$17.99 $17.99 $17.99 $19.99 $19.99

The Movie Channel Package

$15.99

$15.99

$15.99

$17.99 $17.99 $17.99 $19.99 $19.99

HBO Package

$12.99

$15.99

$15.99

$17.99 $17.99 $17.99 $19.99 $19.99
High-Speed Internet Service*

Comcast Cable TV Customers (6Mbps)(now Performance Starter)

$42.95

$42.95

$42.95

$42.95 $42.95 $42.95 $42.95 $49.95

Comcast Non-Cable TV Customers (6Mbps)

(now Performance Starter)

n/a

$54.95

$54.95

$54.95 $54.95 $54.95 $57.95 $49.95

Standard Modem Rental

$3.00

$3.00

$3.00

$3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $7.00 $7.00

 

*Prices vary depending on the number and/or types of services subscribed to.

Wave (formerly Millennium Digital Media and Broadstripe)

Rates for Selected Services

Service

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Limited Basic Cable Service       $19.95 $21.28 $22.08 $22.08 $24.95
Expanded Basic Cable Service $45.39 $45.39 $45.39 $53.99 $57.99 $60.54 $60.54 $59.95
Digital Pix (including StarZ) $58.39 $58.39 $58.39 $73.38 $72.98 $72.53 $72.53 $85.95
HBO w/Digital Pix $12.95 $12.95 $12.95 $16.99 $16.99 $16.99 $16.99 $17.00
Showtime w/Digital Pix $11.95 $11.95 $11.95 $14.99 $14.99 $14.99 $14.99 $17.00
Cinemax w/Digital Pix $11.95 $11.95 $11.95 $14.99 $14.99 $14.99 $14.99 $16.00
Initial Digital Converter $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $6.95 $6.95 $6.95 $6.95 $5.00
Digital Cable Receiver (HD/DVR) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $9.95 $6.95 $16.00

High-Speed Internet Service

CableSpeed 128 w/Digital Pix $24.95 $24.95 $24.95 $27.95 $27.95 n/a n/a n/a
w/Digital Pix $37.95 $37.95 $37.95 $37.95 $37.95 n/a n/a n/a
CableSpeed a la carte $49.95 $49.95 $54.95* $64.95 $64.95 n/a n/a n/a
High Speed Internet: Light (512 Kbps) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $37.95 $37.95 n/a
High Speed Internet: (up to 3 Mbps)
a la carte
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $39.95
High Speed Internet: (up to 10 Mbps)
a la carte
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $57.45 $57.45 $54.95
High Speed Internet: (up to 18 Mbps)
a la carte
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $74.95
High Speed Internet: (up to 50 Mbps)
a la carte
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a $124.95
Cable Modem Rental $7.50 $7.50 $7.50 $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 $6.20 $6.20

Notice:
Cable Operators must provide customers a minimum 30 day notice prior to changing rates.

Disclaimer:
The above rates are provided as a convenience for Seattle cable and Internet subscribers. The Office of Cable Communications is not liable for any inaccuracies.

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