This book provides comprehensive information on Americans’ connectivity to the Internet, broadband services, and computers. Increasing numbers of Americans have integrated these technologies into their daily lives and are using them in a variety of places and for a wide range of activities.
The expanding use of new technologies continues to strengthen the economy. More Americans an now engage in online commerce, obtain e-government services, and access valuable information. Broadband connections are also on the rise. These high-speed connections will make it easier for people to engage in distance learning programs or telemedicine and to access a whole new array of entertainment and services that are on the horizon.