The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has released the results of a survey of children’s use of the Internet – Connected to the Future. While the report demonstrates the continued existence of the digital divide, the report concludes that underserved groups are connecting.
Home use of Internet by income level – high income – 66%, middle income – 49%, low income – 29%.
Parents influence how children use the Internet and a proportion are satisfied with how it is being used.
37% of homes with children have broadband access
Time spent online similar to time spend viewing television (3.1 television vs. 2.9 online).