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Jun 6, 2012Kathryn Zickuhr, Mary Madden
For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.
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High-speed access to the internet at home has risen steadily in recent years. Read a summary of our research related to broadband.
Mar 22, 2006John Horrigan
By the end of 2005, 50 million Americans got news online on a typical day, a sizable increase since 2002. Much of that growth has been fueled by the rise in home broadband connections over the last four years.
More in: News, Broadband, New Media Ecology
Jessie Seyfer, The Mercury News
Feb 27, 2006
"The number of residents living in rural parts of the country who have high-speed Internet access at home has more than doubled over the past two years, a new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project reports.By the end of 2005, 24 percent ...
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Terry Maxon, The Dallas Morning News
“High-speed Internet service is still just a dream for many Americans who live in rural areas and find themselves beyond the reach of DSL or cable broadband lines.However, in a report released Sunday, the Pew Internet Project says that the broadband ...
Feb 26, 2006John Horrigan, Katherine Murray
In December 2005 24% of adult rural Americans went online at home with high-speed internet connections compared with 39% of adults in urban and suburban areas.
Howard Wolinsky, Chicago Sun-Times
Jan 15, 2006
"Ten years ago, when someone mentioned the word Internet, the likely response would have been: "Inter-what?"In a decade, Internet use has exploded. On a typical day, 82 million American adults, 40 percent of the entire population, go online to read e...
More in: New Media Ecology, Broadband, Future of the Internet
Dec 31, 2005
This dataset was the basis for the March 2006 "Online News" report. Data from this survey is also featured in the "Home Broadband Adoption 2006" report, "Online Banking 2006," and "Finding Answers Online in Sickness and in Health."
More in: News, Broadband, Banking, Health
Oct 5, 2005Susannah Fox
There are clear differences among those with broadband connections, dial-up connections, and no connections at all to the internet.
More in: Digital Divide, Broadband
Sep 24, 2005John Horrigan
This presentation shows recent trends in home broadband adoption and shows why the growth rates of the recent past are not likely to continue. The pool of remaining dial-up users are older, lower income, and less engaged with the internet than dial-u...
Sep 22, 2005
"So many Americans have already moved from slower to high-speed Internet connections on their home computers that the growth rate of new high-speed customers is tapering off, a new report says.The Pew Research Center found that from December 2004 to ...
Sep 21, 2005John Horrigan
The growth in home high-speed internet adoption, after growing quickly in the past several years, has slowed down and is poised to slow even further.
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Lee RainieGeorgetown Public Policy Institute Annual Conference
Kathryn ZickuhrWichita State University's Elliott School of Communications
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of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.