Low Cost Internet & Computers

Who offers discounts on computers and home Internet service for low-income residents?
Three companies offer low-cost, high-speed Internet in Seattle, all for around $10 a month. You can also purchase laptops, desktop computers and tablets starting at $99, and qualify for a discounted smart phone plan as well. With help from these programs, you can check your email, do your homework, search for jobs, pay your bills, watch short video clips, download music, and much more. See below for contact and general information for each of these offerings.

Low Cost Internet

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CenturyLink Internet Basics
(866) 541-3330

  • $9.95/month Internet + $2/month broadband recovery fee (for speeds up to 1.5Mbps) + tax
  • DSHS recipient or income below 135% Poverty Level
  • Requires 12-month contract; free modem rental for first 12 months; $8.99/month thereafter
  • Internet wired to your home via phone line
  • $150 iPad mimo available for purchase with 2-year contract (rate increases from $9.95/month to $14.95/month for months 13-24)
  • No CenturyLink Internet service for past 90 days or unpaid CenturyLink bills

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Internet Essentials Program
(855) 846-8376

  • $9.95/month unlimited Internet (speeds up to 10Mbps) + tax
  • Must have a child who qualifies for the free or reduced school lunch program
  • Modem and WiFi router included at no additional cost
  • Cable Internet wired to your home
  • $150 Laptops available for purchase (includes Microsoft Office, Norton Security Suite and 90-day warranty)
  • No Comcast Internet service for past 90 days or recent unpaid Comcast bills

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  • $10/month Internet for 1.2GB at 4G speed, then unlimited 3G speed
  • $20/month Internet for 3.2GB at 4G speed, then unlimited 3G speed
  • Must be referred by qualifying partner or live in low income zip code area
  • Affordable computers
  • Links to public access and learning locations

Affordable Computers

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(206) 633-1517

  • $99 refurbished laptops with a range of software (Windows 7 Pro, Office 2010 Home, Anti-virus, and a 90-day warranty)
  • Desktops, flat screens, tablets and high-end laptops are also available
  • DSHS recipient or income below 80% Area Median.  See income limits here
  • They have a store in Seattle offering products and assistance

Contact Vicky Yuki, Outreach & Education Coordinator, by email or by phone at 206-233-7877, for more information.