With 42,400 broadcasting and telecommunications workers, the nine-county region has the fifth-highest employment concentration out of the 50 largest metropolitan areas. The region is the largest in the United States to offer one-bounce satellite uplinks due to its unique geographic location in the Mountain time zone.
Metro Denver Broadcasting & Telecommunications Employment Snapshot
|Five-Year Employment Growth (2011-2016)||0.2% (-7.5%)|
|One-Year Employment Growth (2016)||0.4% (-1.8%)|
|Direct Employment Concentration (2016)||1.9% (0.7%)|
|Employment Concentration Ranking (Among 50 largest metros)||5|
This region has attracted the nation’s top broadcasting and telecomm companies to Metro Denver, including:
- Verizon Wireless
- Dish Network
- Allied Global
- Aircell Business Aviation Services
- Lightwave Logic Inc.
- FreeWave Technologies
- Zayo Group
Source: Metro Denver EDC