Telecommunication revenue in the U.S. 1998-2017

Here you can see the total amount of revenue from various telecommunications services in the United States from 1998 up until 2017. In 2017, revenue came to almost 183 billion U.S. dollars.

Total revenue from telecommunication services in the United States from 1998 to 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)*

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Release date

May 2019


United States

Survey time period

1998 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* Revenues of the U.S. telecommunications industry and the associated contributions to the universal service support mechanisms. The data is based on information filed with the Commission in FCC Forms 499-A and 499-Q. To the extent that certain telecommunications industry revenues are not subject to contributions, such revenues may not be fully captured in the graph.

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