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Broadband Keeps on Growing

June 14, 2013

Today the White House released the Four Years of Broadband Growth report and it has a lot of good things to say about broadband in America. In fact, President Obama noted in the report the great progress cable has made in expanding the capability of broadband networks, saying that more than 80 percent of U.S….

I Think Your Device Needs Some Broadband


March 22, 2013

With over half a billion Internet connected devices roaming around America, it’s nice to know there’s enough broadband make all of them sing! Cable has made broadband accessible to 93% of American homes, making sure the average 5.7 devices per Internet connected household isn’t just an expensive (and beautifully designed) paperweight. This week’s #broaddata shares…

Getting “Everyone On” the Internet

March 21, 2013

  By: James Assey, NCTA Executive Vice President   In a relatively short period of time, broadband Internet service in the United States has evolved from the exception to the norm.  Over two-thirds of U.S. households subscribe to high-speed Internet services today.  Notably, the pace of broadband adoption in America has been faster than any…


What Happens in an Internet Minute?


March 19, 2013

This graphic from Intel gives an idea of the stunning amount of information, web pages, movies, and music the Internet handles every minute of every day.  

The Whole Industry at a Glance!


March 15, 2013

  We’ve been working really hard for the last few months to rebuild our website – to make it more usable, more helpful, and more attractive. We launched earlier this week and we couldn’t be more pleased! So today, instead of bringing you the usual Friday #broaddata point, we’re taking this opportunity to show off…

Broaden your Broadband!


March 5, 2013

  Three New Products that Help You Get More Out of Your High-Speed Connection!   Over 97% of Americans have access to broadband Internet at home, and yet most who have access may only be using it to check email, read the news, or stalk an ex on Facebook.  And while those are all noble…

If I had a Nickel for Every Infrastructure Investment

March 1, 2013

A consistent observation about broadband costs goes something like this: ‘”Once the cable is laid, companies no longer invest in infrastructure. They just sit back and collect.” Not true! Cable companies invest billions each year in capital expenditures. These investments go directly to improving products, services, and speeds. So this week’s #broaddata is a simple,…