Lee Rainie gave a keynote address at the “Opportunity Online” meeting of the Colorado Public Computer Centers Launch. He discussed the state of broadband adoption, particularly in rural areas, and how it parallels other online revolutions in mobil…
Broadband from Federal Perspectives to Local Impacts
Lee’s speech covers trends in broadband adoption and Project findings about why people do not use broadband. He also explores how those promoting broadband can provide important information about the impact of broadband connections on users.
Home Broadband 2010
Broadband adoption slowed dramatically in 2010, but growth among African-Americans jumped well above the national average; 53% of Americans do not think affordable broadband should be a government priority.
FCC: Broadband Adoption and Use in America
An FCC survey finds that 78% of adults are internet users and 65% of adults have home broadband connections.
Internet, broadband, and cell phone statistics
As of December 2009, 74% of American adults (ages 18 and older) use the internet.