Discounted Internet service

There are three companies that offer low-cost, high-speed internet in Seattle, for a price close to $10 a month. With internet offered by 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. You can also purchase laptops, desktop computers and tablets starting at $109, and qualify for a discounted smart phone plan as well. For information on additional technology discount and digital literacy training programs, visit the Community Technology program website.

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Comcast

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Internet Essentials Program
(855) 846-8376

  • $9.95/month unlimited internet (download speeds up to 15Mbps) + tax. No credit checks, contracts or equipment rental fees. 
  • Free installation and in-home Wi-Fi. Access to 40 1-hour sessions of XFINITY Wi-Fi hotspots outside the home every 30 days.
  • Must live in an area where Comcast is available.
  • Not eligible if are a current Comcast internet service customer, have been an internet customer in the past 90 days, or have recent unpaid Comcast bills (less than one-year old).
  • Three programs offered in Seattle:
    • Traditional family program: Must have a child who qualifies for the free or reduced school lunch program or attending a school that has over 40% of students on free/reduced lunch program. See list of schools here.
    • Seniors: Must be 62+ and low income.
    • Public housing residents: Must be receiving HUD housing assistance.
    • Veterans: Must be a verified veteran and receive state or federal assistance.
  • Refurbished laptops available for purchase (includes Microsoft Office, Norton Security Suite and 90-day warranty) for $149.99 + tax.

Wave

Wave logoSimply Internet by Wave
(206) 386-1989

  • $9.95/month unlimited internet (for speeds up to 10Mbps) + tax. No credit checks, contracts or equipment rental fees.
  • Free installation and in-home Wi-Fi
  • Must live in an area where Wave is available.
  • Eligibility includes:
    • Qualify for the Seattle Utilities Discount Program; or
    • Qualify for low-income subsidized housing; or
    • Have a child who qualifies for the free or reduced school lunch program.
  • Seattle residents: Please use this form to apply for Wave's Simply Internet program. *Please follow the special instructions on the form for submitting your application.

InterConnection

InterConnection Logo InterConnection
(206) 633-1517, visit their store at: 3415 Stone Way N, Seattle, 98103, or their online store at connectall.org.

  • Create an account at connectall.org
  • $11.95 per month internet through the Sprint 4G LTE Internet network through Mobile Citizen.
  • Purchase a hotspot device for $99 (plus tax and shipping)
  • Unlimited 4G LTE data; no throttling or overage charges
  • Can be used wherever there is Sprint 4G LTE service
  • Refurbished laptops starting at $109, with a range of software (Windows 7 Pro, Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010, Microsoft Security Essentials, and a 1-year 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

Atlas Networks

Atlas Networks Logo   (206) 395-7222 or Atlas Networks 

Atlas Networks offers low-income internet service in several apartment buildings around Seattle, including housing in Pike Place Market. For buildings with low-income units, Atlas offers these high-quality, dependable internet service options to residents.

  • $14.99/month - 10/10 Mbps 
  • $19.99/month - 30/30 Mbps 
  • Free installation
  • Internet modem rental from Atlas is $6.00/month. Rental comes with unlimited internet service support.
  • You can also use your own internet modem.
  • Must live in a building where Atlas is available. Check Atlas's 'building finder' to see if your building has service.