Bruce P. Mehlman
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.
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Mobile spending will reach $1.3 trillion by 2016
Mobile spending will reach $1.3 trillion by 2016, or 35 percent of the technology economy, with the app market generating $56 billion by 2015.
Businesses are expected to double their spending on mobile projects by 2015
Long-Term Impact of Additional Spectrum is almost 340,000 Jobs, $50 Billion Annual Increase in GDP
The long-run impact of ongoing maintenance and upgrade capital spending associated with the newly deployed spectrum will be almost 340,000 new jobs and a $50 billion annual increase in GDP.
Between 2002 and 2010, Wireless Industry Created About 420,000 Jobs and $185 Billion in Capital Spending
Between 2002 and 2010, capital spending in the wireless industry exceeded $185 billion, creating, on average, approximately 420,000 jobs throughout the economy.
One study [“The Effect of Ubiquitous Broadband Adoption on Investment, Jobs, and the U.S. Economy”] estimates ubiquitous broadband deployment will create an additional 1.2 million jobs from infrastructure spending.