San Diego takes broadband crown

November 2004
CED;Nov2004, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p16
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This article reports that San Diego happens to be the most wired market for residential broadband penetration in the U.S., according to Nielsen/NetRatings figures. Nielsen's findings were based on the tracking of 35 U.S. markets. Rounding out the top 10--Orlando 64.7 percent, Seattle 63 percent, San Francisco 63 percent, Los Angeles 61.6 percent, and Boston 61.4 percent. Nielsen said coastal, more affluent cities with large workforces are more apt to connect to the Internet via high-speed connections. Overall, the research company found that 51 percent of the U.S. population, or 64.1 million users, use broadband, a 43 percent year-over-year increase.


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