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Broadband Providers

Providers

Broadband network operators provide a critical national resource. The United States is notable for the large number and diversity of its broadband providers, including those serving different geographic areas and using different technologies, such as wireline, fiber, cable, wireless, and satellite

 

 

 

Technology Year-End 2016
aDSL 772
sDSL 158
Other Wireline 234
Cable Modem 386
FTTP 1,062
Satellite 6
Fixed Wireless 1,047
Mobile Wireless 98
Total 1,977

Source: FCC Form 477. Multiple Form 477 filers within a holding company structure count as one provider. A single company may provide more than one type of broadband technology, therefore the sum of the parts is greater than the total number of providers.