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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 11, 2008John Horrigan
The speech discusses evolving online usage patterns. The drivers of changing usage patterns are the emergence of "always present" digital information access enabled by mobile wireless, to go with growth of "always on" home broadband connections.
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Feb 21, 2008Susannah Fox
New "thermometer" charts show degrees of access to the internet and cell phones among various demographic groups.
More in: Digital Divide, Broadband, Mobile
Feb 20, 2008Susannah Fox, Jessica Vitak
The Pew Internet & American Life Project has created three "thermometers" of digital access: internet, cell phone, and home broadband connections.
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Feb 14, 2008Susannah Fox
Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the implications. If nothing really bad has happened to someone, they tend neither to worry about their personal information nor to take steps to limit the amount of infor...
More in: Mobile, Web 2.0, Broadband, New Media Ecology
Feb 8, 2008John Horrigan
A new website lets users weigh in on their broadband experience
Dec 12, 2007Jessica Vitak
With environmentally friendly solutions a hot topic, switching to broadband could be one of the easiest ways for you to reduce emissions, according to a new report.
Nov 21, 2007Jessica Vitak
While South Korea has launched a boot camp for internet addicts, don't expect any in the U.S. too soon.
More in: Teens, Gaming, Broadband
Nov 14, 2007John Horrigan, Kenneth Flamm, William Lehr, Amy Friedlander
Imperfect or absent data are rarely mentioned in policy discussions. Yet the communications policy debate in the United States today is inseparable from debates about the data used to make claims about policy propositions. Policymakers are beginning ...
Nov 14, 2007John Horrigan
Half of all Americans now have broadband at home, according to the Pew Internet Project's September 2007 survey, marking the first time that as many as 50% of respondents say they have high-speed internet connections at home. This milestone in broad...
Oct 18, 2007John Horrigan
The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons
More in: Broadband, Web 2.0
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Lee RainieGeorgetown Public Policy Institute Annual Conference
Kathryn ZickuhrWichita State University's Elliott School of Communications
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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.