Welcome to the KCTA Website
Welcome to CableInKansas.org, the official website of the KCTA - the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association.
We are the statewide organization representing the cable telecommunications industry within the State of Kansas.
The Impact of Cable in Kansas and Beyond
Cable operators have invested $174 billion over the last 15 years, and this investment has been felt in every community across the nation. As of 2010, the cable industry, directly and indirectly, accounted for almost 1.8 million US jobs, representing $77 billion in personal income. The gross economic output attributable to the industry amounted to $251 billion. There are cable employees in all 50 states, and there are 7,400 locally based cable systems.
In Kansas, over 2,000 individuals are employed as cable operators directly and nearly 18,000 jobs are indirectly impacted by the cable industry. The cable industry also accounts for $2.97 billion in economic impact in the state.
The impact cable has in each Kansas Congressional District is staggering as well:
1st Congressional District
Cable Operator Employees – 314 Total
Local Effect – 2,864 jobs,
$475 million economic impact
2nd Congressional District
Cable Operator Employees – 347
Total Local Effects – 3,165 jobs,
$525 million economic impact
3rd Congressional District
Cable Operator Employees – 368 Total
Local Effects – 3,356 jobs,
$557 million economic impact
4th Congressional District
Cable Operator Employees – 934 Total
Local Effects – 8,519 jobs,
$1,413 million economic impact