AMERICA’S CABLE INDUSTRY:
WORKING FOR OUR FUTURE

Over the last decade, the U.S. cable industry— comprised of network builders and a diversity of programming creators—has made significant contributions to the economic health and vitality of our country. Through a commitment to quality products and services plus capital investments that annually eclipse tens of billions of dollars, the cable industry continues to be a leader in offering consumers both infrastructure and content that is enabling a transformation in information, entertainment and connectivity.

In a highly competitive marketplace, the cable industry’s story is one of growth 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 growing list of innovative services and features. Billions of dollars annually are being injected to improve the speed and capacity of cable’s fiber-rich broadband networks. And billions more are creating the award-winning entertainment and TV Everywhere services that are available on all kinds of devices within and outside the home.

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

$386 BILLION

Total industry impact

2.7 MILLION

Total Jobs

$116 BILLION

Personal income earnings of cable employees

1.25 MILLION

Number of jobs added by the cable industry since 2002

MORE THAN $1BILLION

Total industry cash and in-kind donations

300 CABLE EMPLOYEES

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

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