For nearly 20 years, cable has been building Internet networks that are empowering everyone from innovators and entrepreneurs to kids in the garage. The Internet propels business, education, entertainment, and so much more. It’s a platform of possibilities and the fast growing technology in history. Cable is proud of the part we’ve played in advancing America’s future. Watch the video to learn more.
America's Internet Leadership
The history of broadband in America reflects rapid expansion, ongoing investment and efforts to facilitate its growth. Cable’s private sector has invested more than $290 billion in infrastructure since 1996. Notably, cable’s robust fiber-rich broadband networks are available to 93 percent of all American households and by the end of 2018, 70 percent of U.S. homes will have access to gigabit internet service. Faster speeds are driving the creation of services and apps that are opening up new opportunities. The average download speed in the U.S. is nearly 94 Mbps, roughly double the global average.