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Broadband Industry Stats

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 $1 trillion 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.