Consumer Broadband Adoption Trends
Broadband technology is a powerful tool that Iowa residents are using on a daily basis because of the value that it brings to their lives. Connect Iowa is working to make high-speed Internet available statewide, while empowering every Iowa resident to use broadband to enrich their lives.
To achieve these goals, Connect Iowa has conducted a survey of 1,200 residents across the state to see if they access broadband, and if so, how they are using it. Based on this data, we estimate that approximately 680,000 or 29% of adults statewide do not subscribe to home broadband service, and adoption varies significantly across socioeconomic lines. The Residential Technology Assessment was conducted as part of the State Broadband Initiative (SBI) grant program, funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
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