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Home Internet Connections by Technology, 2001 and 2003

(millions of households)

 20012003Percent
change
Dial-up44.238.6–12.7%
DSL3.39.3181.8%
Cable6.612.690.9%
Other*0.50.980.0%
Number of households with Internet54.661.512.6%
Total number of households108.6112.63.7%
*“Other” includes 0.4 million households with satellite and MMDS broadband in 2003. The 2003 individual home connection numbers do not add up to the category total due to rounding.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide, July 1999, and A Nation Online, 2004.

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