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How to get a senior discount for Cable

How to get a senior discount for Cable

If you're 65 or older, you can get a discount on basic cable packages. Find out how.

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Before you get started

We’ve only worked out a discount program with Comcast and RCN. If you use another cable service, please call them to ask about what discounts they may provide.

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Are you a Comcast customer?

Comcast offers senior citizens a discounted BASIC Tier cable package. To get your discount, call Comcast at 1-800-934-6489.

With the basic package, you get a number of channels, including:

  • PBS, CBS, ABC, Fox, and NBC
  • New England Cable news, and
  • local programming from the Boston Neighborhood Network.
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3

Or do you use RCN?

Please note: RCN is only available in some areas of the City.

RCN offers senior citizens a discounted BASIC Tier cable package for $10 each month. Additionally, the cable box costs $7.99 plus fees and taxes. You may have to pay a technician fee. To get your discount, call RCN at 1-800-746-4726.

With the basic package, you get a number of channels, including:

  • PBS, CBS, ABC, Fox, and NBC
  • Telemundo and Univision, and
  • local programming from the Boston Neighborhood Network.
Contact:
Broadband and Cable
43 Hawkins Street
Suite 1B
Boston, MA 02114
United States
More resources

Download the discount flyer and channel lineup for your records.  Having trouble with your cable or broadband company? Get help from us.