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

UncategorizedDecember 12, 2007

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.

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 18, 2007

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