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Broadband in Washington | Data.WA

July 9, 2020 | internet | No Comments

Washington has for several years committed substantial state resources to support broadband access and assessment, using a variety of program-specific investment priorities that evolve with the needs of our communities.  In evaluating applications and awarding funds, the state seeks to give priority to applications that:

(i) Provide assistance to public-private partnerships deploying broadband infrastructure from areas currently served with broadband service to areas currently lacking access to broadband services;

(ii) Demonstrate project readiness to proceed;

(iii) Construct infrastructure that is open access, meaning that during the useful life of the infrastructure, service providers may use network services and facilities at rates, terms, and conditions that are not discriminatory or preferential between providers, and employing accountable interconnection arrangements published and available publicly;

(iv) Are submitted by tribal governments whose reservations are in rural and remote areas where reliable and efficient broadband services are unavailable to many or most residents;

(v) Bring

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Broadband DSL | Cheap DSL Service

May 5, 2020 | internet | No Comments


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MORE FACT SHEETS: SOCIAL MEDIA | MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

The internet represents a fundamental shift in how Americans connect with one another, gather information and conduct their day-to-day lives. For more than 15 years, Pew Research Center has documented its growth and distribution in the United States. Explore the patterns of internet and home broadband adoption below.

Internet use over time

When Pew Research Center began systematically tracking Americans’ internet usage in early 2000, about half of all adults were already online. Today, nine-in-ten American adults use the internet.

Year U.S. adults
2000 52%
2001 55%
2002 59%
2003 61%
2004 63%
2005 68%
2006 71%
2007 74%
2008 74%
2009 76%
2010 76%
2011 79%
2012 83%
2013 84%
2014 84%
2015 86%
2016 88%
2018 89%
2019 90%

Pew Research Center

Who uses the internet

For some demographic groups – such as young adults, college graduates and those from

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