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.
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…