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USTelecom reports flat broadband investment in 2011

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.

Links:

Private Broadband investment Flat in 2012 (Government Technology, Apr. 23, 2012)
http://www.govtech.com/wireless/Private-Broadband-Investment-Flat-in-2011.html

Broadband providers capex holds steady, questions about network access remain (CivSource, Apr. 24, 2012)
http://civsourceonline.com/2012/04/24/broadband-providers-capex-holds-steady-questions-about-network-access-remain/

Updated capitol spending data show continued significant broadband investment in nation's information infrastructure (USTelecom, Apr. 20, 2012)
http://www.ustelecom.org/sites/default/files/documents/042012_Investment_2011_Research_Brief.pdf

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