The broadband industry plays a vital role in the U.S. economy as a key resource which
- facilitates employment
- drives innovation
- provides a virtually unlimited forum for information exchange
- serves as a critical platform for consumer well-being and international competitiveness
Innovative and collaborative mediums fueled by some of the highest internet usage in the world underscore the critical role the broadband industry plays in our nation’s economy.
Both wired and wireless broadband players have generated growth and innovation despite tough economic times, providing a source of hope for the economy. High rates of customer satisfaction demonstrate the collective recognition of broadband’s importance to our nation as an invaluable resource for positive change.
For the most recent broadband investment industry statistics, please see the Fact Sheet: 2015 Broadband Industry Capital Investment Update.