The USTelecom's research shows that investment in broadband in 2011 was nearly $66 billion dollars, roughly equal to the 2010 investment.
Of the $66 billion spent, the largest portion -- $27 billion - went to wireline, with investments in infrastructure at $26 billion. Remaining money was spent on cable infrastructure.
Private Broadband investment Flat in 2012 (Government Technology, Apr. 23, 2012)
Broadband providers capex holds steady, questions about network access remain (CivSource, Apr. 24, 2012)
Updated capitol spending data show continued significant broadband investment in nation's information infrastructure (USTelecom, Apr. 20, 2012)