Dec. 27, 2013

Broadband Technology Fact Sheet

Key data points on broadband access and adoption from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

Presentations Oct. 29, 2013

Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile – Senate Testimony

Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.

Commentary Oct. 29, 2013

Statement of Aaron Smith – Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile

Statement of Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, on “Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile.”

Presentations Oct. 8, 2013

Technology Adoption by Lower Income Populations

Aaron Smith discusses the Project’s latest research about internet usage, broadband adoption, and the impact of mobile connectivity among lower-income populations.

Infographic Sep. 25, 2013

How Americans go online

A breakdown of how internet users go online, including those with home access and the type of access, is shown in this table.

Infographic Aug. 27, 2013

Broadband and smartphone adoption demographics

In recent years internet-connected mobile devices such as smartphones have exploded in popularity, offering an alternate form of “home” internet access.

Report Aug. 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

Presentations Feb. 22, 2013

Use of digital technology by different income groups

Pew Internet Project Director Lee Rainie presented findings about the state of digital differences at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Annual Conference on Capitol Hill.

Presentations Oct. 17, 2012

Digital Differences

Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed differences in how different demographic groups use technology at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.

Infographic Jul. 24, 2012

Internet Use and Home Broadband Connections

According to our April 2012 survey, 82% of American adults use the internet and 66% have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Here’s a closer look at internet use versus broadband use by various demographic groups.