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2011 Publication Archive

Connecting New England: Cable's Impact on the Region's Economy

The New England Cable and Telecommunications Association, an umbrella organization comprised of major cable operators serving the New England region, contracted UMDI’s Economic and Public Policy Research (EPPR) group to analyze the economic contributions cable companies make to the region as a whole, as well as their economic impact on each of New England’s six states.

Looking at data collected from 2006-2010, the report includes findings on employment, direct and indirect spending, taxes, charitable donations and capital investments in infrastructure; and ultimately demonstrates the major economic growth derived from cable companies’ ongoing presence.



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