Broadband provider network capital expenditures in 2015 were $76 billion, according to USTelecom’s annual broadband investment research report. With investments totaling around $1.5 trillion since 1996, the broadband industry is a core component in capital investment spending, contributing to the overall health of the U.S. economy.
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 $1.5 trillion dollars since 1996. The wireline industry alone invested approximately $750 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|