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Household Penetration

Household Penetration

Thanks to significant investment by both providers and the private sector, 290 million Americans use the internet via broadband at home or elsewhere. This widespread access has enhanced information-sharing and cultural exchange and simplified life for the average American family.

Industry Statistics   Source
Broadband and Internet Household Penetration
Broadband or Smartphone at Home
85%
Mid-2016
Pew (Survey)
Fixed Broadband
77%
Year-End 2016
USTelecom, FCC, Census
Internet Anywhere
89%
2018
Pew (Survey)