March 12, 2007

Have Wireless Internet Access

34%

That’s the percent of internet users who have logged onto the internet using a wireless connection either around the house, at their workplace, or some place else. In other words, one-third of internet users, either with a laptop computer, a handheld personal digital assistant (PDA), or cell phone, have surfed the internet or checked email using means such as WiFi broadband or cell phone networks

About one in three internet users have logged onto the internet using a wireless connection either around the house, at their workplace, or some place else. Users of wireless access show deeper engagement with cyberspace — at least when focusing on two basic online activities, email and news. Among the 34% of internet users who have gone online wirelessly, 72% check email on the typical day, compared with 63% of home broadband users and 54% of all internet users. Some 46% of wireless users get news online on the typical day, compared with 38% of home broadband users and 31% of all internet users. Read More