INDUSTRY DATA

The cable industry provides more than incredible content; it contributes to the US economy and infrastructure in a variety of ways while delivering superior value to its audience.
Explore our interactive data gallery to discover information and metrics that reflect cable's impact and evolution.

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Number of Cable Operators and Systems
Growth in Network of Out-of-Home Cable Wi-Fi Hotspots
Market Capitalization of Leading Tech & Media Companies
$.25
Viewing value by the HOUR
Pay TV Market Share
Tracking Cable’s Top Internet Speeds
Then & Now: Audience & Activity
Cable's Customer Base
U.S. BROADBAND MARKETPLACE
Then & Now: Pay TV Competition
Top 10 Video Subscription Services
MEASURING CABLE TV’S POPULARITY
Measuring the Cost of Entertainment
181+
Estimated total hours of video viewed monthly by the average American
450%
Percent increase in cable broadband speed in 2013
900+
Estimated total of cable channels offered in 2014
Measuring the Monthly Cost of A La Carte
Tracking Cable’s Investment in Infrastructure
2.0M
Jobs Accounted for by Cable
93%
CABLE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET AVAILABILITY TO U.S. HOUSEHOLDS
58%
PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS WON BY CABLE (2014)
Investment in Programming
300K
Estimated total of cable's WiFi Hotspots in the US
>85%
Availability of DOCSIS 3.0 High-Speed Internet Service
30%
Cable & telecom’s Percentage of the $152.5 Billion Invested In the U.S. Economy in 2014
Measuring Cable’s Economic Contribution