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Measuring America A Digital Nation

Computers and Internet have never been more important to American life.  We shop, complete schoolwork, find relationships, locate jobs, and watch movies online. The latest Census data shows more American households own computers and use high-speed Internet than ever before.

Home Broadband 2015 Pew

Three notable changes relating to digital access and digital divides are occurring in the realm of personal connectivity, according to new findings from Pew Research Center surveys. First, home broadband adoption seems to have plateaued. It now stands at 67% of Americans, down slightly from […]

East Bay Broadband

The East Bay Broadband Consortium (EBBC) (www.ebbroadband.org) is a regional initiative covering Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano counties and is focused on improving Broadband (high-speed internet) deployment, access and adoption in the East Bay. EBBC has 41 formal organizational and institutional members and has been […]

Internet Trends 2015

Internet Trends 2015 – Code Conference Outline Internet – Two-Thirds of a Generation In. . . Two-Thirds of Next Generation Out… Key Internet Trends Re-Imagining Continues… America’s Evolving Work Environment… Big Internet Markets = China / India Public / Private Company Data One More Thing… […]

Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology

2014–2019 This forecast is part of the Cisco Visual Networking Index™ (Cisco VNI™), an ongoing initiative to track and forecast the impact of visual networking applications. This document presents the details of the Cisco VNI global IP traffic forecast and the methodology behind it. For […]

Computer and Internet Use in the United States: 2013

As part of the 2008 Broadband Data Improvement Act, the U.S. Census Bureau began asking about computer and Internet use in the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS).2 Federal agencies use these statistics to measure and monitor the nationwide development of broadband networks and to allocate […]

Exploring the Digital Nation: Embracing the Mobile Internet

Exploring the Digital Nation: Embracing the Mobile Internet builds on the last Digital Nation study (NTIA & ESA, 2013) and examines data from the 2012 Current Population Survey (CPS) describing Americans’ use of computers and the Internet. Data from this survey depict the accelerating popularity […]

Broadband As A Green Strategy Brief

Broadband and the Environment: Technology Strategies for a Greener California We’ve all heard of the ways we can help save the planet, such as conserving energy in our homes and driving fewer miles in our cars. Such common environmentally-conscious strategies become a lot easier when […]

Broadband as a Green Strategy

At first glance, “Broadband as a Green Strategy” might seem counterintuitive. Broadband—or high-speed Internet—is part of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, which is a large consumer of energy and emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG). By 2020, the sector is projected to be responsible […]

A Comparative Summary of Broadband Adoption

Closing the Digital Divide is an important goal for the California Public Utilities Commission. State-financed programs, such as the California Advanced Services Fund and the California Emerging Technology Fund, exist to increase access to broadband and promote adoption and use of broadband. The basis for […]