Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Broadband and Smartphones

Fully 70 percent of Americans have a broadband connection to the Internet at home, according to a Pew survey. The figure rises to 80 percent if you count smartphone owners in the definition of broadband adopters. When smartphones are counted, says Pew, differences in broadband adoption by race and Hispanic origin almost disappear...

Have broadband at home
Blacks: 64%
Hispanics: 53%
Non-Hispanic whites: 74%

Have broadband at home or a smartphone
Blacks: 79%
Hispanics: 75%
Non-Hispanic whites: 80%

Source: Pew Internet and American Life Project, Home Broadband 2013

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