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NPD: Only Half of U.S. Homes Have True Broadband Internet Access

NPD: Only Half of U.S. Homes Have True Broadband Internet Access
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PORT WASHINGTON, NY—While the pandemic has made high speed broadband connections more important than ever both for entertainment and work, the new “Broadband America” report from The NPD Group finds that many Americans lack access to this crucial technology, with only 50% of homes in the continental US having true broadband speed of 25Mbps download or higher.

In fact, 34% of homes receive internet access at speeds of less than 5Mbps, including 15% that do not have any internet access, NPD said.

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