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Date: 09.28.2018
Reflecting the day-to-day experience of consumers and bowing to calls from analysts, asset managers and investors, the classification system used to categorize stocks by industry has undergone an ambitious restructuring that has united in one new “communications services” category, the leading broadband investors in our connected...
Date: 02.22.2018
U.S. broadband providers continue deploying and upgrading networks to bring consumers across the nation ever-faster service and competitive choice, according to a newly released analysis of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) data for year-end 2016 from USTelecom and Telcodata. This analysis is based on the same underlying data the FCC uses in...
Date: 02.14.2018
House E&C Committee Moves to Reauthorize FCC   Background: The House E&C committee today advanced Ray Baum’s Act of 2018, legislation that reauthorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Bill now moves to the full House for consideration. The following statement is attributed to USTelecom President and...
Date: 02.09.2018
The following statement is from Jonathan Spalter, president & CEO, USTelecom: “Ray Baum’s lifelong dedication to public service – in Washington D.C. and in Oregon – truly has made a lasting difference for all Americans.  Throughout his life, he has worked so hard and with such conviction to make the lives of our...
Date: 12.19.2017
Background: The House of Representatives today approved legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code, lowering taxes for the middle class and decreasing the corporate tax rate to 21 percent. The Senate is also expected to soon to pass this legislation. The following statement is attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Permanently...
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Date: 11.07.2017
Background: David Redl tonight was confirmed as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Communication and Information. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “David Redl recognizes broadband-fueled innovation stimulates economic growth, creates job...
Date: 08.28.2017
More Americans have choices between broadband service providers at faster speeds than four years ago, according to a new USTelecom / CensusNBM analysis of the most current Federal Communications Commission broadband deployment data. Nearly half of U.S. households now have access to download speeds of 25 Mbps from two or more wired broadband...
Date: 05.05.2017
USTelecom’s seventh annual report on broadband investment numbers will be finalized soon, but our initial analysis strongly suggests that investment in 2016 continued to trend downward following the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) adoption of the 2015 Open Internet Order. Data compiled from internet service...
Date: 12.14.2016
WASHINGTON, DC – Broadband provider network capital expenditures declined nearly $1 billion in 2015 to $76 billion, according to USTelecom’s annual broadband investment research report released today. While the 2015 decline was small when compared to past economic cycles, broadband industry investment is a core component in capital...
Date: 11.15.2016
The U.S. tech economy faces a critical shortage of talent and continues to fail to draw women to the ranks. Nearly a half million new computing jobs were created in 2015, but only 40,000 new computer science graduates entered the workforce, according to Accenture, the global professional services company.  Women may account for 47 percent...

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