Discounted Cable TV

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The Cable Discount program was created to help keep basic residential cable television service affordable for all Seattle residents. The program currently provides a $5.17 discount off the price of the Basic Cable TV tier* of service from Comcast or ASTOUND powered by Wave*Comcast's Limited Basic Cable or ASTOUND powered by Wave Local Broadcast Tier.

Program Qualifications

  • Are a low-income Seattle resident (see below table for more information on low-income guidelines)
  • Are a current COMCAST or ASTOUND powered by Wave cable TV customer
    • Must be a current Basic Cable TV customer so your service provider can apply the discount to your account.
  • Are not already on any promotional price and cable TV service is not part of a service bundle

To Apply:

  • If you are a Comcast/Xfinity customer, please apply directly with Comcast/Xfinity using the following telephone number: 1 (800) 266-2278
    • If you are on the Seattle Utility Discount Program, be sure to mention that to the Comcast customer service representative.
  • If you are a ASTOUND powered by Wave customer, apply for the cable TV discount program using this Cable TV Discount Application Form and follow the instructions listed on the form.

2023 Income Guidelines

Income Eligibility Criteria is the same as for the Utility Discount Program.

Household Size Gross Monthly Income Gross Yearly Income
1 $3,441 $41,292
2 $4,500 $54,000
3 $5,558 $66,696
4 $6,617 $79,404
5 $7,676 $92,112
6 $8,734 $104,808
7 $8,933 $107,196
8 $9,131 $109,572
9 $9,330 $111,960
10 $9,528 $114,336
Each additional household member +$199 each +$2,388 each

Note: The Gross Income criteria is based on 70% of the state's median income.

Information Technology

Jim Loter, Interim Chief Technology Officer
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94709, Seattle, WA, 98124-4709
Phone: (206) 684-0600
Phone Alt: Cable TV & Internet Discount Information: (206) 684-8498

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