Americans' Internet Access By Type, 2012 vs 2017

Chart: Americans' Internet Access - 2017 vs 2012

Fully 84% of US households now get some type of internet service at home, up 10% points over the past decade, according to a Leichtman Research Group (LRG) study. While internet service usage is only up a point over the past 5 years, the type of service used is changing.

Broadband now accounts for virtually all (98%) of home internet service. As as result, 82% of US households now have a broadband internet service, per the report, which is up from 76% in 2012.

Earlier figures from LRG indicated that the broadband subscriber market surpassed the pay-TV subscriber market in size during Q2 2017. Read the rest at