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Residential Internet Services and Devices


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Internet Essentials (Comcast)

1208 South 10th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

Served by Routes: Pierce Transit 1, 16

Internet Essentials is a program provided by Comcast to serve low-income households by giving them the opportunity to afford internet for as low as $9.99 a month. To be eligible for Internet Essentials for $9.95/month with unlimited internet (speeds up to 10Mbps) + tax:

  • There are no credit checks and installation is free.

  • No Comcast Internet service for past 90 days or recent unpaid Comcast bills (under a year old).

  • Modem and Wi-Fi router included at no additional cost.

  • Must live in an area where Comcast is available.

Digital Equity Services:

  • Traditional family program: Must have a child who qualifies for the free or reduced school lunch program or attending a school that has over 40% of students on free/reduced lunch program. The phone number for this program is (855) 846-8376.

  • Public housing residents: Must living a qualifying public housing community. The phone number for this program is (855) 847-3356.

  • $150 Laptops available for purchase (includes Microsoft Office, Norton Security Suite and 90-day warranty).



https://internetessentials.com/es/  (Spanish)

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CenturyLink® Internet Basics

2505 South 38th Street, a114, Tacoma, WA 98409

Served by Routes: Pierce Transit 57

Centurylink Internet Basics offers $9.99 monthly internet service to low-income households.

  • Reside where CenturyLink® offers internet service.

  • Have not subscribed to CenturyLink internet service and are not a current CenturyLink internet customer.

  • Do not have an overdue CenturyLink bill or unreturned equipment.

  • Follow current guidelines for Lifeline/TAP phone service programs.

  • Program is based on income and family size.

  • Participating in a federal assistance program is a requirement.

Link:  http://www.centurylink.com/home/internetbasics/



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2516 South Holgate Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

Served by Routes: Pierce Transit 28


Lightcurve is South Puget Sound’s premiere phone, cable TV & high-speed Internet provider. Homes & businesses choose us for quality phone, DSL, cable & TV service in Tacoma, Puyallup, Centralia, Eatonville, Graham & beyond.

  • Lightcurve offers fast, reliable, and affordable internet speeds that keep you connected when it matters most from people nearby. With internet speeds up to 1Gb, working from home, video calls with friends and family, checking email, online shopping, and gaming with friends has never been easier.

  • Lightcurve is also provides two low-income offers for qualifying households in the Tacoma service area.   

  • The Lightcurve Tacoma Lifeline Program costs $9.95 a month with a complimentary wireless modem lease.

  • The Tacoma lifeline program is available to residential customers who have an annual household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for a household of its size or who participate in one of the qualifying programs which include Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or Food Stamps), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Section 8, Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or the Veterans Pension or Survivors Benefit.    

  •  Additional details and how to apply can be found on our website at https://getlightcurve.com/south-puget-sound-low-cost-internet/.    

  • Lightcurve also participates in the Affordable Connectivity program (ACP) and qualifying households can receive up to a $30 credit for internet service each month. Apply today by visiting our website at https://getlightcurve.com/affordable-connectivity-program/.

Link: https://www.getlightcurve.com/


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AT&T Access

AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home internet service to qualifying households:

  • With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

  • With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home internet service.

  • Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed internet service within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under this program.

Link:  https://www.att.com/shop/internet/access/#/


 InterConnection Logo


3415 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

Phone: (206) 633-1517

Served by Route: Metro Transit 31, 32, 62

InterConnection is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides many resources to underserved communities all around the world. Their goal is to bridge the digital divide and they help by providing high-quality refurbished computers to other non-profit and non-governmental organizations.

Digital Equity Services:

  • Low-Cost Internet

  • Affordable Devices ranging from $100- $500 and up


https://interconnection.org/get.php (InterConnection)

https://connectall.org/ (Powered by InterConnection.org)


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PCs for People

PCs for People is a program that provides affordable personal computers, computer repairs, and internet service to individuals or households with limited technological experience due to social, physical, or economic circumstances. PCs for People also provides free pick up for whoever wants to donate computers or devices to help the community and the environment.

Digital Equity Services:

  • Affordable personal computers.

  • Computer repair service.

  • High-speed internet service for as low as $10 per month.

  • Program is based on income or currently enrolled in an income-based government assistance program.

Link: https://www.pcsforpeople.com/

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