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Broadband Adoption

Broadband adoption rates and issues affecting broadband adoption, such as digital literacy, affordability, and perception of need.
  1. Barriers to Adoption (10)
  2. Digital Literacy (3)
  3. Perception of Need (2)
  4. Pricing and Affordability (4)

Pew Home Broadband 2013 Report: 70% of Americans Have Broadband at Home
A Pew Internet and American Life Project report entitled Home Broadband 2013 reports that 70% of Americans have broadband access at home.

Mobile Wireless to Increase Broadband Adoption?
FreedomPop, a company backed by the founders of Skype is offering a low-cost home broadband alternative to low income citizens in select areas of the United States.

New Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by Department of Commerce
An article describing the results reported in a new Broadband Adoption Rate Study Released by Department of Commerce. Exploring the Digital Nation.

Policies to Increase Broadband Adoption at Home - November, 2009

Broadband Adoption Rate Demonstrates the Size of the Digital Divide
Highlights the key findings of a Broadband Adoption Rate Survey conducted by the FCC in November 2009.

Broadband Adoption
Broadband adoption refers to the number of individuals who subscribe to broadband Internet service. In the broadband industry this is referred to as the “take rate,” or “subscription rate.” In the United States, the issue of Broadband Adoption has been studied and researched since broadband has been available.

NTIA Reports Broadband Usage Up Slightly
NTIA Broadband Adoption Broadband Subscriptions US Broadband Adoption Obama Broadband

Increasing Broadband Adoption
FCC Connect to Compete - Are Broadband Service Providers Doing Enough?

The National Importance of Broadband
broadband is important to all national initiatives

Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband Issue
Broadband Adoption Most Significant Broadband Issue

United Nations Establishes Global Broadband Targets to be Achieved by 2015
The United Nations Broadband for Digital Development Establishes Global Broadband Targets

Broadband Basics
basic information regarding broadband what is broadband

New Pew Internet Report: 66% of Americans Have Broadband at Home
New Pew Internet Report: 66% of Americans Have Broadband at Home

Pew Internet Study: 53% of American Adults 65 or Over Use Internet or Email
Pew Internet & American Life Project Internet Survey: More Than Half of Seniors Use the Internet

ITU: Regulation of the Internet Still a Global Priority
global Internet policy regulation of the Internet ITU International Telecommunications Union

ITIF Report Cites Global Broadband Metrics
A recently released report by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation points to several global metrics which put the United States ahead of many other nations.

FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the Digital Divide
FCC: Biggest Effort Ever to Help Close the Digital Divide FCC Broadband Adoption Closing the Digital Divide Obama Broadband Connect to Compete

IBM 5 in 5 Report: Digital Divide will not Exist Within 5 Years
Digital Divide IBM 5 in 5

Broadband Adoption Strategies
With broadband adoption rates slowly climbing, strategies to increase both access and subscription rates need to be developed in order to meet the goals states in the National Broadband Plan.

Pew Home Broadband Adoption Report Emphasizes Important of Adoption
A new Pew Internet and American Life Project report entitled Home Broadband 2013 reports that 70% of Americans have broadband access at home. The results further emphasize the importance of broadband adoption to complement broadband infrastructure deployment.

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