How Bad Is the Digital Divide in California?

Source: CSAC - The County Voice 

In California in 2016, the state that practically invented the Internet, 30% of Californians (nearly 12 million people) do not havemeaningful broadband at home, according to an August 2016 survey by The Field Research Corporation.

he overall broadband (i.e. high-speed internet) adoption rate has increased significantly since 2008, climbing from 55% in 2008 to 84% as of July 2016. However, that 84% is really illusory and doesn't paint a full picture. California's broadband adoption rate is at 84%, only if we include the 14% of people whose only access is on a smartphone. Read More>>>