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When It Comes to Telecommuting, Companies Save, But the U.S. Lags

Broadband's Impact June 28th, 2011

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011- The Telework Research Network released its report on the state of telecommuting Monday, showing that individuals who work from home are more productive than those who report to an office everyday, but that the United States has a lower percentage of workers who telecommute than its international counterparts.

In the United States, many consider telecommuting a perk rather than a standard business practice, as it is in most of the rest of the world. In Canada nearly four percent of the population teleworks or workshifts regularly. In the United Kingdom, it is even higher at a little over five percent of the population.

Widespread Telecommuting Could Save Consumers $228 Billion, Businesses $260 Billion

Broadband's Impact March 13th, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2009 – Working from home could save United States consumers $228 billion, add $260 billion to companies’ bottom line, and save the government another $14 billion, according to a study by Undress4success.com.

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