Access to Low-Cost Internet, Computers and Smart Phones

Access to Low-Cost Internet, Computers and Smart Phones

by Betsy De La Rosa, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Children’s Therapy

Now more than ever, it’s important for everyone to have access to Internet and technology. Please see below for a summary of some low-cost access to services and technology equipment.

Low-Cost Internet Access
Comcast and Wave are offering two months free Internet to new customers for the Internet Essentials and Internet First programs. Must apply by Dec. 31, 2020. Please contact them for more details.

Comcast Internet Essentials        855.846.8376 

Wave Internet First                       833.730.0644

Low-Cost Computers
Charitable computer reuse & recycling non-profit offering refurbished laptops starting at $109, as well as other devices

Refurbished laptops available for purchase for $149.99 + tax.  Purchaser must be an Internet Essentials customer.

Discount Smart Phones:
In Washington, Access Wireless, Assurance Wireless, enTouch Wireless, Family Mobile, Life Wireless, Q Link WirelessSafelink Wireless, and TerraCom all offer no contract, Lifeline smart phone service. Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides monthly telephone service discounts for eligible consumers. All these companies sell Android smart phones for $50 or less. Must complete provider’s application for Lifeline services.

For more information about access to technology, please visit the City of Seattle Information Technology website.

About The Author

Valley Medical Center's Marketing and Community Outreach Office


  1. ian

    In sodo, there is a company alled 3R technology that carries a large inventory of corporate recycled desktops and laptops.

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