Pew Research Center’s Internet &American Life Project released its report entitled “Home Broadband 2013” and found that in the United States 20% of U.S. adults are still without broadband or smartphones for internet access. And 3% of people in the country still using dial-up connections.
According to the report 70% of American’s have Broadband access at home up from 66% in 2012.
Almost nine in ten college graduates have high speed internet at home compared with just 37% of adults who have no completed high school.
Only 54% of Those earning less than $30,000 have broadband.
Only 43% of those 65 or over have Broadband.
While 70% of homes have broadband 56% of American Adults own a smartphone
10% of Americans indicate that they do not have a broadband connection at home but that they own a smartphone (another way to say this is that 32% of nonbroadband users own a smartphone).
If we include that 10% of Americans with the 70% who have traditional broadband, that means that 80% of Americans have either a broadband connection smartphone, or both.
The remaining 20% of Americans have neither a home broadband connection nor a smartphone.
3% of the adult US population still use a dial up connection
You can read the whole report here
Pew is always interesting – thanx! 🙂