Report Jul. 22, 2009

Wireless Internet Use

More than half of Americans – 56% – have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.

Report Jun. 17, 2009

Home Broadband Adoption 2009

Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.

Presentations May. 19, 2009

Onramps to Online Life: How Do People Access Digital Information?

John B. Horrigan will participate on a panel entitled “Scarcity, Diversity, Efficiency: Media Structure Regulation Reconsidered” at the Quello Center’s 2009 Communication Law and Policy Symposium. The title for this year’s symposium is “Rethinking…

Commentary May. 18, 2009

Quiz: What Kind of Tech User Are You?

Take the quiz to find out where you fit in the typology of technology users.

Presentations Apr. 23, 2009

How Users Shape the Mobile Ecosystem

John B. Horrigan discusses how users shape the mobile ecosystem by comparing adoption of the mobile net to adoption of the desktop internet of the 1990s and by focusing on the “motivated by mobility” groups from the Project’s The Mobile Difference…

Presentations Apr. 3, 2009

If We Build It, Will They Log On?

John Horrigan will participate in a roundtable discussion at the 2009 Cable Show, sponsored by the National Cable Television Association.

Report Mar. 25, 2009

The Mobile Difference

Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.

Presentations Mar. 23, 2009

Mapping Broadband and Understanding the Internet

John Horrigan will participate in a roundtable on “Mapping Broadband” at the National Telecommunications & Information Administration. This is part public outreach for the Commerce Department’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program.

Report Jan. 21, 2009

Stimulating Broadband: If Obama builds it, will they log on?

Investment in broadband has become part of the broader discussion about President Obama’s economic stimulus package. How easy will it be to increase the pool of broadband subscribers or to encourage existing ones to upgrade their connection speeds?

Report Dec. 4, 2008

Obama’s Online Opportunities

There is no shortage of suggestions to the incoming Obama administration about what to do about communications policy in the United States. The body of research from the Pew Internet Project, dating to 2000, indicates that online Americans might have…