Study: 49% of U.S. adults have broadband

The number of U.S. adults who have a broadband connection in their households has increased more than 300 percent in the last six years, according to new figures from Scarborough Research. About 49 percent of U.S. adults currently have an in-home broadband connection, compared to 12 percent in 2002. Using Scarborough's measurements, San Francisco, where 62 percent of adults live in a household with a broadband connection, has the highest broadband penetration in the U.S.

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