UncategorizedNovember 14, 2007

Measuring Broadband

Imperfect or absent data are rarely mentioned in policy discussions. Yet the communications policy debate in the United States today is inseparable from debates about the data used to make claims about policy propositions. Policymakers are beginning …

UncategorizedNovember 14, 2007

Why We Don’t Know Enough About Broadband in the U.S.

Half of all Americans now have broadband at home, according to the Pew Internet Project’s September 2007 survey, marking the first time that as many as 50% of respondents say they have high-speed internet connections at home. This milestone in broad…

UncategorizedOctober 24, 2007

Parent and Teen Internet Use

Parents view the internet less favorably than in 2004, yet are still engaged with their children’s media consumption. Teens are more likely than their parents to say tech devices are helpful.

UncategorizedSeptember 5, 2007

How the Other Half Goes Online

How 19th century institutions are adapting to their cities’ 21st century needs.

UncategorizedAugust 1, 2007

Closing the Broadband Divide

When you look at the data on Americans without broadband at home, it suggests it will take time to get these holdouts off the digital sidelines.

UncategorizedJuly 23, 2007

New fireworks with China’s internet population

New fireworks with China’s internet population.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2007

Broadband Adopton: Trends & Consequences

This presentation contains charts on trends in home broadband adoption, focusing on the 2005 to 2007 timeframe.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2007

Bloggers and Reporters on China’s Internet Population

From blogs on world health care to public radio’s The World, there were many interpretations of last week’s report on China’s internet population.

UncategorizedJuly 3, 2007

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.

UncategorizedJune 22, 2007

Broadband, Cell Phones, and the Continuing Reality of the Grey Gap

Older adults are still the least likely group to have basic internet access and broadband access at home. However, information specialists can design outreach plans that are targeted at certain groups dominated by people age 50+.