UNLEASHING CONNECTIVITY AND ENTERTAINMENT IN AMERICA

If there is one trademark of the American cable industry, it’s that you can find employees in nearly every community, with at least 300 in every congressional district. An industry that was born in rural America continues to build powerful broadband networks in nearly every corner of our country. At the same time, it continues to produce the award-winning TV programming that is attracting the best creators and brightest stars, transforming living rooms into home theaters. It’s a diverse workforce of all skill levels and backgrounds.

In a highly competitive marketplace, the industry's story is one of growth, creativity and innovation. Its expansion continues to have a significant positive impact not only on the national economy and workforce, but also on the millions of consumers and businesses that utilize its innovative services and features. Billions of dollars annually are being invested to improve the speed and capacity of networks. And, billions more are creating the celebrated shows and TV Everywhere services so viewers can enjoy their favorite entertainment anytime and anywhere.

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A STUDY OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY'S IMPACT ON THE U.S. ECONOMY

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Virginia

Direct & Indirect Jobs

48,203

Cable Operator Employees

3,212

Total Economic Impact

$4.541 Billion

INDUSTRY FACTS

$421 BILLION

Total industry impact

2.9 MILLION

Total Jobs

$152 BILLION

Personal income earnings of industry employees

MORE THAN 1 MILLION

Number of jobs added by the industry in last decade

MORE THAN $1BILLION

Total industry cash and in-kind charitable donations

300 EMPLOYEES

In every congressional district there's at least 300 cable employees.

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