Report | Mar 25, 2009
The Mobile Difference

Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.

Report | Feb 11, 2009
Rare Diseases and Online Resources

One in ten Americans is living with a rare disorder. The internet can be a vital source of information for people who may never have otherwise met someone else with their disease or condition.

Report | Jan 28, 2009
Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.

Report | Jan 21, 2009
Reasons people do not have home broadband

Our May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and our December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the internet. This table summarizes the results.

Report | Jan 21, 2009
Stimulating Broadband: If Obama builds it, will they log on?

Investment in broadband has become part of the broader discussion about President Obama's economic stimulus package. How easy will it be to increase the pool of broadband subscribers or to encourage existing ones to upgrade their connection speeds?

Report | Dec 4, 2008
Obama’s Online Opportunities

There is no shortage of suggestions to the incoming Obama administration about what to do about communications policy in the United States. The body of research from the Pew Internet Project, dating to 2000, indicates that online Americans might have...

Report | Dec 4, 2008
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.

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