Discounted Cable TV

$5.17 off monthly cable service
Time to apply
5-10 mins
Processing time
2-3 weeks
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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.
* Comcast's Limited Basic Cable or ASTOUND Local Broadcast Tier.


Residents must meet the following eligibility requirements:

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

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

How to Apply

Comcast/Xfinity or Astound customers may call the Digital Equity Program at (206) 684-8498 or email to learn more about how to apply for the discount.


For Astound customers only, you may apply for the cable TV discount program using this Cable TV Discount Application Form.


Digital Equity Program: (206) 684-8498


Information Technology

Rob Lloyd, 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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