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Broadband Internet:
It’s Essential

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Promoting Your New Business

Broadband is integral to New Hampshire’s capacity to improve its economic future and quality of life!

Better Jobs
  • 11,000 New Jobs

  • $634 Mil. In Impact

  • 3X Revenue For Business

Sources:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics cited in The National Broadband Plan
  • Crandall, R., Singer, H. 2010. The Economic Impact of Broadband Investment. National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Enhanced Education

Digital Technologies

Career Opportunities

Sources:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics cited in The National Broadband Plan
  • Crandall, R., Singer, H. 2010. The Economic Impact of Broadband Investment. National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Accessible Healthcare

$927 Bil. in Cost-Savings over 25 years For people age 65+

Sources:
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics cited in The National Broadband Plan
  • Crandall, R., Singer, H. 2010. The Economic Impact of Broadband Investment. National Cable & Telecommunications Association.

The Broadband Advantage

A necessity to get ahead!

Broadband enables patients to connect with their doctor via video to get consultation or diagnosis. This wouldn’t be possible without Broadband.

– George Fryburg, ConnectNH

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We have to think to the future and what sort of Internet demands we will have in ten or twenty years.

– Brian Foucher, owner, Wi-Valley, Keene, NH

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We need a high speed system to help track our product from net to market and get NH seafood on the map locally.

– Bob Campbell, Former Manager, Yankee Fishermen’s Co-op

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Broadband Access

Across New Hampshire

How do you get access to the internet at home?

  • Cable/DSL/Other Broadband (73%)
  • Satellite (26%)
  • Dial-up (15%)
  • Don’t know (2%)
Sources:
  • Granite State Poll conducted by UNH Survey Center, 2013.

Access by Geography

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Broadband:

How do you compare with fellow Granite Staters?

Get Involved

Learn more and take action to bring broadband to your area

Resources and Links

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