Research Reports

65 percent of OTT viewers watch a subscription service like Netflix, 30 percent watch a free service like YouTube, and five percent use a transaction service like iTunes.
The United States ranked 16th globally for average broadband speed with 14.2 Mbps., and Internet use increased rapidly among African Americans, Hispanics, and Alaska Natives.
Total number of broadband subscriptions is now more than 90 million, with top cable companies having about 55.2 million broadband subscribers, and top telephone companies having 35.1 million subscribers.
The number of pay-TV subscribers belies the degree of fanfare Google Fiber generates.
Most low- and moderate-income families have some form of Internet connection, but many are under-connected, with mobile-only access and inconsistent connectivity.
The report found that there continues to be a significant urban-rural digital divide. While only four percent of urban Americans lack access to broadband with 25/3 Mbps speeds, 39 percent of Americans living in rural areas lack broadband access. In rural Tribal Lands, the statistic is even worse: 68 percent of residents lack access.
Pressure is growing on regulators to address T-Mobile?s misleading and fraudulent business practices.
Public libraries are increasing their role in community broadband adoption, according to a recent National Digital Alliance Inclusion report.
The FCC?s fifth ?Measuring Broadband America? report is out, and it confirms what we already know: when given a choice, consumers want fast Internet service.
In its 3Q 2015 State of the Internet Report, Akamai Technologies finds that the average broadband speed across the United States is 12.6 Mbps, up more than 9 percent since the same time last year.