State-by-State Internet Usage
New state-by-state internet usage figures, courtesy of the NTIA and US Census Bureau
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.
Degrees of Access
New “thermometer” charts show degrees of access to the internet and cell phones among various demographic groups.
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.
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…
A new website lets users weigh in on their broadband experience
Could broadband help the environment?
With environmentally friendly solutions a hot topic, switching to broadband could be one of the easiest ways for you to reduce emissions, according to a new report.
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 …
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…
Broadband: What’s All the Fuss About?
The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons