[Air-L] Pew Internet Report > The Future is Wireless

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] gerrymck at iastate.edu
Tue Jul 28 09:06:52 PDT 2009



The Latest Pew Internet & American Life report > Pew Internet Report:
Wireless Internet Use / July 22 2009




56% Of All Americans Have Accessed The Internet By Wireless Means 



An April 2009 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet &
American Life Project asked respondents whether they had used a variety
of devices - laptops, cell phones, game consoles, and more - to go
online using a wireless network. Altogether, 56% of Americans said they
have at some point used wireless means for online access. 

*         39% of all Americans have used a laptop computer to go online
wirelessly, making this the most prevalent means of wireless access. 

*         32% of all Americans have gotten online with a mobile device -
meaning they have used a cell phone or other handheld device to check
email, access the internet for information, or send instant messages. 


Use of the internet on mobile devices has grown sharply from the end of
2007 to the beginning of 2009.




Links To HTM and PDF versions of the Full Report available at 


[ http://tinyurl.com/mxqrtt  ]



Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University Library

Ames IA 50011


gerrymck at iastate.edu  


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