Patrick Brogan

Broadband Investment

Broadband provider network capital expenditures in 2017 were $76 billion, according to USTelecom’s annual broadband investment research report. With investments totaling more than $1.6 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.

Broadband Investment

The broadband industry has invested $1.6 trillion dollars since 1996.

Industry Statistic Amount Year Source
Broadband Provider Annual Capital Expenditures – Wireline, Wireless & Cable $76 billion 2017 USTelecom

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