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TearsTT: Roughly 3% of Americans are still on dial-up Internet

Google may be rolling out Fiber across the US slowly, but 3% of Americans are still on dial-up

| Connectivity & Communications News | Posted: Aug 22, 2013 2:30 pm

Google are slowly rolling out its uber-fast Fiber service across the United States, but did you know that around 3% of Americans are still stuck on dial-up? You know, the old Internet that wasn't always-on and had your modem make weird sounds when it connected to the Internet.

 

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The news comes from the Pew Research Center's report, that states that 3% of American Internet users are still using dial-up services for their Internet needs, with that 3% number not changing since 2011. This obviously means that there are 3% of Internet users who might not know better, maybe older Internet users without computer-savvy young children or friends, or Internet "black spots" where DSL or cable aren't available.

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