The Story Behind the Statistics
The broadband industry is bringing extraordinary opportunities to nearly every corner of our country. From job creation to business expansion, the high-speed Internet is connecting our nation and driving economic growth.
The converging sectors of broadband, media and information technology add nearly $900 billion annually to the U.S. economy. And today’s connected information, communications and technology sectors support an estimated 10 million American jobs.
These statistics provide a fascinating and revealing story about the broadband industry’s critical role in our economy, its nationwide availability, and its growing presence in our homes. Overall the account is a good one, with positive customer satisfaction rates and connection speeds which exceed provider requirements. Last but not least, the data points to increasing levels of Internet usage playing a direct role in everything from employment to entertainment.
Learn more about what the data can reveal about broadband in each of these areas of our lives.