Pew Survey: Broadband growth slowing in the US

Broadband adoption in the U.S. grew by 5% over the past year, the smallest increase since 2004, according to a survey that’s widely recognized as an authority on broadband use in the country.About 66% of U.S. adults now subscribe to broadband at home, compared to 63% in 2009, according to the survey, released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. That translates into a 5% rate of change, while the rate of change was between 12% and 17% between 2006 and 2009.To read this IDG report in full, see: see:In U.S., many don’t want gov’t to push fast Internet
The majority of Americans do not favour making affordable high-speed Internet access a government priority, according to a study released by the Pew Internet & American Life Project on Wednesday.In a national phone survey of 2,252 adults, Pew researchers asked if expanding affordable broadband access to everyone in the country should be a top priority for the federal government. download more information on this report, as well as the entire report, see:

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