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Digital Divide Persists Even as Broadband Adoption Grows

“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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