Obama’s Online Opportunities
For a host of reasons, the new administration needs to develop a national broadband strategy but research suggests that users must be central actors in its design.
Home Broadband Adoption 2008
Even as many broadband users opt for premium services, access stalls among low-income Americans
Fast, Mobile Internet Access Adds to Privacy Problems
Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the privacy implications.
Why We Don’t Know Enough About Broadband in the U.S.
Many key questions about the information society require fine-grained, publicly available data about broadband deployment and use at the local level — but government agencies need more help in gathering it.
Broadband: What’s All the Fuss About?
The impacts of high-speed connections extend beyond access to information to active participation in the online commons.
Why it will Be Hard to Close the Broadband Divide
The U.S. trails behind many countries in adopting broadband but narrowing the gap will be difficult.
A new joint report from the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that low levels of education and limited English ability largely explain the gap in internet use between Hispanics and non-Hispanics living in the U.S.
Home Broadband Goes Mainstream
The number of Americans with fast internet connections at home has jumped from 60 million in March 2005 to 84 million in March 2006.
50 Million Americans Get News Online Every Day
Many broadband users now say the internet is a main news source, surpassing even TV and papers, according to the Pew Internet Project.