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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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Here you'll find convenient research items culled from the best broadband data sources. If you need to find bite-sized talking points on a tight deadline, you're in the right place. We've already done the hard part for you!

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A study by Connected Nation, a non-profit broadband lobbying group, estimates that 173,000 jobs could be created in Texas alone by extending high-speed connections across the state.

Research Area: Economy

Tags: stimulus, economy, jobs, connected nation, texas

Kyle Peveto, “Broadband Internet could give rural residents access to jobs,” Beaumont Enterprise. April 19, 2009.

Economic savings for the United States and its five largest States in 2005, due to the deployment and use of wireless technologies and devices: United States ($33.1 billion), California ($3.5 billion), New York ($2.1 billion), Florida ($1.6 billion), Texas ($1.6 billion), Illinois ($1.3 billion).

Research Area: Economy

Tags: economy, savings, california, texas, us, new york, wireless technologies, florida, illinois

Etner, Roger. The Increasingly Important Impact of Wireless Broadband Technology and Services on the U.S. Economy: A Follow up to the 2005 Ovum Report on the Impact of US Wireless Telecom Industry on the US Economy. (Massachusetts: Ovum). 2008. – 27 pages

The largest factor in economic savings in Texas is improved efficiency, which generates economic savings that will increase from $922 million in 2005 to more than $2.9 billion in 2016. 

In second place, deploying wireless broadband across the health care industry in Texas will generate savings of more than $750 million in 2005, which is projected to increase to $2.4 billion in 2016.

Research Area: Economy

Tags: economy, savings, wireless broadband, efficiency, texas

Etner, Roger. The Increasingly Important Impact of Wireless Broadband Technology and Services on the U.S. Economy: A Follow up to the 2005 Ovum Report on the Impact of US Wireless Telecom Industry on the US Economy. (Massachusetts: Ovum). 2008. – 27 pages
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