Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan
Research specialist Aaron Smith will be a panelist at the first panel of BroadbandCensus.com’s series “Setting the Table for the National Broadband Plan.” The panelists will consider the FCC’s summer broadband workshops, and how individuals and en…
Broadband’s Impact on Citizen Engagement
The goal of this FCC workshop was to assess, and facilitate a conversation about, the current state of data on broadband adoption and utilization, as well as the associated measurement and other challenges. Susannah Fox discussed the Pew Internet …
Home Broadband Adoption 2009
Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.
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…
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.
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.
Generations Online in 2009
Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.
Reasons people do not have home broadband
Our May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and our December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the internet. This table summarizes the results.
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?