Cable Franchises

Cable Service Areas Map

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This map reflects the areas where cable service is available in Seattle from Comcast, Wave and CenturyLink. For residents living in apartment or condominium buildings, the options for cable service providers can be limited by existing service agreements between a cable operator and the building owner or condo association, as well as the capacity of internal cable wiring in the building. For questions about the cable service options available for your building, talk with your landlord or condo association.

*Always be sure to read the notes and fine print to see what other fees may apply to certain service choices.


Comcast is the City's largest cable operator serving approximately 150,000 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).


Wave serves approximately 8,000 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*Please note: Wave's old customer service center location on Rainier Ave S is now CLOSED. The new customer service center is located at 4766 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134.


CenturyLink is the City's newest cable operator and is in the earliest stage of offering its PRISM TV service and gaining subscribers, all starting in August 2015. Prior to entering the cable TV market, CenturyLink was offering high-speed Internet service and telephone service throughout Seattle. CenturyLink service is currently available in 14 Seattle neighborhoods and availability to your area can be checked here To contact CenturyLink customer service call toll free (800) 244-1111.