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Digital Divide Persists Even as Broadband Adoption Grows

Nov 11, 2011, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Overall, broadband adoption in the U.S. continues to rise.

The report found that in 2010, 68 percent of U.S. households had broadband Internet, an increase of 4 percent over the 2009 figure. Over the last decade, home-based broadband Internet adoption has soared from only 9 percent to 2001 to 68 percent in 2010.

The study also found a corresponding decline in dial-up Internet access with only three percent using dial-up in 2010, a decline from the five percent figure reported in 2009.

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