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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Direct & Indirect Jobs
Cable Operator Employees
Total Economic Impact
Total industry impact
Personal income earnings of cable employees
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.