Broadband & Dial-Up Adoption, 2000-2011 [CHART]


In February 2001, when about half of adults were online, only 4% of American households had broadband access; as of August 2011, about six in ten American adults (62%) have a high-speed broadband connection at home.9 Men are more likely than women to have home broadband, and whites are more likely than minorities. We also see clear patterns in home broadband adoption by age, household income, and education. Read the rest at Pew Internet & American Life.

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