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, February 09

Broadband Fact of the Week

By IIA

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  • $30 billion in government investments in expanding broadband access, computerizing health care records, and improving the electrical grid could create more than 900,000 U.S. jobs.
  • $10 billion invested in bringing broadband to areas that lack it would create 498,000 news jobs in a year.

“Working at Play, Playing at Work: The Rise of the Prosumer,”  IDCLink, January 15, 2009.

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