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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Direct & Indirect Jobs
Cable Operator Employees
Total Economic Impact
Total industry impact
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
In every congressional district there's at least 300 cable employees.