Patrick Brogan

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 Statistic % Year Source
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)