Bruce P. Mehlman
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.
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Broadband adoption is at 64% of households
According to the Census Bureau, broadband adoption is at 64% of households, up from 51% in 2007.
About 10 percent of the American population…balk at paying $40 a month for broadband access
According to the FCC, about 10 percent of the American population is near converts, meaning they balk at paying $40 a month for broadband access and they use high-speed Internet at work for online shopping and such.
Nearly two-thirds of new jobs in 2007 were generated by businesses between 1 and 5 years old.