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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over the past decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain
The new normal in the digital age
The new normal in the age of social media
Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption
Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie is giving the keynote address at the 16th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference. The theme of the conference is “Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption.”
The Perfect People Meter: My Beautiful Fantasy About Understanding Audience in the Digital Age
Lee Rainie will speak to advertising executives and researchers and explore how people use digital technology and how that makes audience measure more complicated than in the past. The good news is that the coming exaflood of data will give everyo…
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…