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Unformatted text preview: industry, employed 10,927 people in 2010 in 413 establishments. Employment data and anecdotal evidence suggest growth and entrepreneurship in the state’s publishing industry in 2011, particularly in the Boulder area. Software publishing employment is expected to increase 3.4% in 2011 and remain flat in 2012. Telecommunications Telecommunications service revenue rebounded in Q2 2011, rising 3.7% nationally compared to the same period in 2010. Although small, gains in revenue can indicate a revival of demand, particularly from businesses, which are often the largest consumers of telecommunication service. However, In the long term, higher population growth forecasted for the western United States is expected to enlarge the Colorado market for all telecommunications services, attracting more capital investment. In the short term, any local telecommunications growth will probably come from significant government commitments aimed at expanding telecommunications infrastructure in rural communities. In 2010, this industry was comprised of 774 firms and 30,000 employees. Ov...
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