28 Feb The Digital Divide
A Pew Internet and American Life Project studying who uses broadband at home found that
• Roughly one-quarter — 27%– of U.S. adults are not Internet users.
• 43% of those who don’t surf are over the age of 65.
• 43% have household incomes under $30,000 a year.
In comparison, 85% of households with incomes over $100,000 have broadband at home.
About one-third — 35% — of people who do not have high-speed Internet or broadband service said it was because service was too expensive. They said the price would have to drop before they adopted the service.
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