The Broadband Backbone
Cable is the leader in broadband Internet service with the highest speeds delivered to almost every corner of the Golden State.
Internet service with the highest speeds delivered to almost every corner of the Golden State. In fact, cable’s broadband service is available to 98% of all California households, which encompass:
- 6.25 million California Cable Subscribers
- 3.7 million Digital Voice Customers
- 7.9 million High-Speed Data Customers
- Top Residential Broadband Speeds currently reach up to 2 GBPS
Investment in High-Speed Broadband:
Cable’s omnipresent technology footprint is the direct result of a massive investment in creating a state-of-the-art broadband infrastructure nationwide. Since 1996, cable has invested more than $290 billion nationwide in Internet technology.
This investment has been significant in California with industry pouring $40+ billion in fiber-optic cable upgrades since 1996.
The cable industry is a key driver of our nation’s economic growth and recovery by contributing to communities across the United States. Cable’s private capital investments have created an industry that accounts for more than 3 million workers.
Benefits to California
During some of the toughest economic times in California history, our industry made significant new investments in the State and continued to add new jobs even as others found themselves cutting back.