UncategorizedSeptember 18, 2008

Is Home Broadband Adoption Slowing?

Our August 2008 survey shows that 57% of Americans have broadband at home, just a 3 percentage point increase since December 2007. Economic conditions may mean people are putting off the upgrade to broadband.

UncategorizedJuly 9, 2008

Degrees of Access (May 2008 data)

Three “thermometers” of access show the disparities among various groups when it comes to internet access, cell phone use, and broadband access at home.

UncategorizedJuly 2, 2008

Home Broadband 2008

Some 55% of all adult Americans now have a high-speed internet connection at home. The percentage of Americans with broadband at home has grown from 47% in early 2007.

UncategorizedApril 16, 2008

State-by-State Internet Usage

New state-by-state internet usage figures, courtesy of the NTIA and US Census Bureau

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2008

Broadband Adoption: Patterns, Behaviors, and Implications

The speech discusses evolving online usage patterns. The drivers of changing usage patterns are the emergence of “always present” digital information access enabled by mobile wireless, to go with growth of “always on” home broadband connections.

UncategorizedFebruary 21, 2008

Degrees of Access

New “thermometer” charts show degrees of access to the internet and cell phones among various demographic groups.

UncategorizedFebruary 20, 2008

Degrees of Access: Internet, Cell Phone, and Home Broadband

The Pew Internet & American Life Project has created three “thermometers” of digital access: internet, cell phone, and home broadband connections.

UncategorizedFebruary 14, 2008

Privacy Implications of Fast, Mobile Internet Access

Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the implications. If nothing really bad has happened to someone, they tend neither to worry about their personal information nor to take steps to limit the amount of infor…

UncategorizedFebruary 8, 2008


A new website lets users weigh in on their broadband experience