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The price per Mbps has declined from an average of $28.13 in 2000 to $0.64 in 2020
The price per megabit per second of cable broadband service has declined by 98% over the last twenty years, declining from an average of $28.13 in 2000 to $0.64 in 2020.
over the last 20 yearsSource: S&P Global IntelligenceBroadband is the most important infrastructure powering American opportunityInvestment in Programming$430BDollars Investedin award-winning
TV shows since 1997Source: SNL Kagansome of the highest-quality programming ever is now being producedEconomic
Impact300+Cable employeesin every congressional districtSource: Bortz MediaThe industry supports over 2.9M job across the countryJobs accounted for by cable2.9MDirect &
Indirect Jobsin all areas of the countrySource: Bortz MediaAt least 300 people employed in every congressional districtCables Customer Basenumber of customers subscribing to
broadband, television, and phone servicesSource: S&P Global Market Intelligence-Kagan, March 2021Tens of millions of Americans use the cable industrys vital servicesCable High-Speed Internet90%U.S. Householdshave cable high-speed internet availableSource: Bortz MediaHigh-speed internet is available in rural and urban areasBroadband Adoption84%U.S. Householdshave broadband
internet access at homeSource: NCTA AnalysisEvery year, more and more families are discovering the importance of an Internet connection at homeGigabit Internet
Speed88%+Of U.S. Homeshave access to
gigabit internet speedsSource: FCC dataGigabit internet has never been more availableHigh-Speed Internet98%Decrease in Price
speeds have soaredSource: NCTA ResearchOver the past two decades price per megabit has gone from $28.13 to $.64Top 10 Video Subscription ServicesCompetition in the video marketplace is alive and wellSource: Q2 2021 - S&P Global Intelligence, Company filings. Netflix includes U.S. and Canada. Disney+ and Amazon estimated.There is significant competition in the TV marketplaceEnergy Efficiency Savings28.6Mmetric tonsof carbon dioxide saved under the voluntary agreementSource: D+R Internationalenergy efficient devices also tend to suffer fewer service problemsEnergy Efficiency Savings$5Bdollars savedby consumers on energy bills with new energy efficient set-top boxes through 2018Source: D+R Internationalremarkable savings for cable customersViewing Value by the Hour$.30For each hourof cable video serviceSource: NCTA AnalysisCable video service costs 30-35 an hour on average and offers a low cost-per-hour form of entertainmentCable Wins
networks in 2020Source: NCTA AnalysisCable Wins More Awards Than Streaming and Broadcast in 2020Local Impacts$3.5B+regulatory & franchise feescontributed to state & local governmentsSource: Bortz MediaThe industry contributes to local governments through franchising & regulatory feesClosing the Digital Divide130ksubsidized computers for low-income householdsSource: Comcast Internet Essentials Progress Report 2021lowering the cost of computer equipment is essential to help close the digital divideClosing the Digital Divide14M+Consumers connected via low-cost broadband programs in last 10 yearsSource: NCTA AnalysisCables low-cost programs provide millions with internet service
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