Apply for 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 Wave. *Comcast's Limited Basic Cable or Wave's 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 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 Wave customer, apply for the cable TV discount program using this Cable TV Discount Application Form and follow the instructions listed on the form.

2021 Income Guidelines

2021 Income Eligibility Criteria for Utility Discount Program 70% State AMI

Household Size

Gross Monthly Income

Gross Yearly Income

1 $3,118 $37,416
2 $4,077 $48,924
3 $5,037 $60,444
4 $5,996 $71,952
5 $6,955 $83,460
6 $7,915 $94,980
Each Additional $180 $2,160

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