In recognition of the extraordinary value wired and wireless broadband communications offers, private sector broadband investment reached $66 billion 2011, and the industry has invested nearly $1.2 trillion since 1996. This widespread funding has yielded positive results, fueling continued growth in a number of related economic sectors.
Statistics tell a story of increasing participation on a national and international scale, with the U.S. among the world leaders in Internet Usage and leading the pack in facilities-based broadband markets. This blend of circumstances makes the U.S. market among the most competitive and innovative in the world.
|The broadband industry has invested nearly $1.2 trillion dollars since 1996. The wireline industry alone invested approximately $640 billion during that period.|
|Broadband Provider Annual Capital Expenditures - Wireline, Wireless, and Cable||
|Historical Broadband Provider Capex|
|Historical Wireline Provider Capex|
|Capex by Type of Provider|