While increased internet adoption and the rise of mobile connectivity have reduced many gaps in technology access over the past decade, for some groups digital disparities still remain
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Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie is giving the keynote address at the 16th annual Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference. The theme of the conference is "Oregon Broadband: The Power of Adoption."
Lee Rainie will speak to advertising executives and researchers and explore how people use digital technology and how that makes audience measure more complicated than in the past. The good news is that the coming exaflood of data will give everyo...
Latinos are less likely than whites to access the internet, have a home broadband connection or own a cell phone, according to survey findings from the Pew Hispanic Center.
Lee Rainie gave a keynote address at the “Opportunity Online” meeting of the Colorado Public Computer Centers Launch. He discussed the state of broadband adoption, particularly in rural areas, and how it parallels other online revolutions in mobil...
Lee’s speech covers trends in broadband adoption and Project findings about why people do not use broadband. He also explores how those promoting broadband can provide important information about the impact of broadband connections on users.
Broadband adoption slowed dramatically in 2010, but growth among African-Americans jumped well above the national average; 53% of Americans do not think affordable broadband should be a government priority.
An FCC survey finds that 78% of adults are internet users and 65% of adults have home broadband connections.
As of December 2009, 74% of American adults (ages 18 and older) use the internet.