Because every American
should have access
to broadband Internet.

The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.

The Podium

Monday, March 08

Broadband Fact of the Week

By IIA

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According to Christopher Guttman-McCabe, CTIA’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, the wireless industry directly employs 268,000 people with jobs that pay 50 percent higher than the national average of wages in similar categories. Carriers are on track to continue to invest this year and next with their average capital investments reaching $22.8 billion a year.

Cecilia Kang, “Wireless Lobbyists Step Up Defensive Against Net Neutrality,” Washington Post. September 28, 2009.

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