Internet for All Seattle: Before & After Overview

The following table shows the before and after high-level key indicators for our Internet for All Seattle objectives. Both a visual infographic and table with text is provided. Click here to download a PDF of the infographic.

Internet for All Before and After Table Infographic


The goal of enabling all Seattle residents to access and adopt broadband internet
service that is reliable and affordable.

BEFORE (July 2020) AFTER (as of 7/31/2022)
Technology Matching Fund $320,000 $615,000
Total households with home internet subsidized by federal program 0 22,701
Total dollars subsidized by federal program for home internet 0 $5.95 million
Low-income households signed up for discounted internet through
Comcast and Astound (Wave)
2,469 17,376
Seattle Public Schools &
Household Internet Access
No assurance students had affordable internet service option Full assurance students had affordable internet service option
Digital Navigator Program No Program Program Started in 2022
Devices Distributed 1,172 Over 17,000
Devices Loaned n/a 96,372
Internet Hotspots 1,363 26,993