Broadband Adopton: Trends & Consequences
This presentation contains charts on trends in home broadband adoption, focusing on the 2005 to 2007 timeframe.
Home Broadband Adoption 2007
47% of adults have high-speed internet connections at home as of early March 2007, up five percentage points from a year earlier.
Digital Content and Users: Patterns and Impacts
This presentation was made at the OECD’s Workshop entitled: “The economic and social impacts of broadband communications: From ICT measurement to policy implications.”
Hispanics with lower levels of education and English proficiency remain largely disconnected from the internet.
Home Broadband Adoption 2006
Adoption of high-speed internet at home grew twice as fast in the year prior to March 2006 than in the same time frame from 2004 to 2005. Middle-income Americans accounted for much of the increase.
Online News: For many home broadband users, the internet is a primary news source
By the end of 2005, 50 million Americans got news online on a typical day, a sizable increase since 2002. Much of that growth has been fueled by the rise in home broadband connections over the last four years.
Home Broadband Adoption in Rural America
In December 2005 24% of adult rural Americans went online at home with high-speed internet connections compared with 39% of adults in urban and suburban areas.
There are clear differences among those with broadband connections, dial-up connections, and no connections at all to the internet.
Broadband Adoption at Home: Growing but Slowing
This presentation shows recent trends in home broadband adoption and shows why the growth rates of the recent past are not likely to continue. The pool of remaining dial-up users are older, lower income, and less engaged with the internet than dia…
Broadband Adoption in the United States: Growing but Slowing
The growth in home high-speed internet adoption, after growing quickly in the past several years, has slowed down and is poised to slow even further.