Connecting All Americans Link Hoewing VP, Internet and Technology Policy July 15, 2007. Broadband Penetration Rankings – By Household. Key Takeaways: US Internet & Broadband Adoption Significantly Higher than EU Overall Internet US 70% vs. EU 39% Broadband US 42% vs. EU 23%
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Connecting All Americans
VP, Internet and Technology Policy
July 15, 2007
US50: 70% Internet, 42% Broadband
Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project, “Home Broadband Adoption 2006”, May 28, 2006
EU25: 39% Internet, 23% Broadband
Source: European Commission, “E-Communications Household Survey”, July 2006
Top 3 US States
State Data Source: Render Vanderslice & Associates, September 2006
Bottom 3 US States
European Competitive Telecom Association (ECTA), ‘Scorecard’ 1st quarter 2006.
The majority of European markets have a small non-DSL infrastructure, and cable penetration – particularly – for most of Europe is at less than 21%.
Unbundling of DSL throughout the EU is, in large part, to compensate for a lack of platform competition.
Source: Leichtman Research Group
Most households can get broadband:
50,000 WiFi Hotspots exist nationwide
Broadband over powerline now competing in dozens of locations
The percent of households subscribing to broadband has exploded:
More than 50% of all homes have broadband
Carriers are offering lower entry prices for their broadband services:
Verizon offers $14.95 DSL
Mobile carriers have introduced new services and networks:
EVDO (700 kbps average speed) available to 255 million Americans
Carriers are improving the high-speed options available to customers:
Verizon FiOS 50 Mbps
Cablevision 16 Mbps
Consumers daily total use is 5.25 hours! Multitasking plays a role. No one form dominates.
Sources: (1) “Multitasking Drives Consumer Consumption of Media”, Yankee Group, Jan 26, 2007, Exhibit 1 "Average Media Consumption (Hours per workday) in the United States… " (excerpts) (2) Households in US, 2005 - www.census.gov/population/socdemo/hh-fam/hh1.xls (shows 113M HH in 2006) (3) “The VoIP Evolution Continues: Forecasting Broadband VoIP and Cable Telephony”, Yankee Group, Aug 2006, Exhibit 3 shows 8.5M VoIP HHs (4) “Worldwide Email Usage 2005-2009 Forecast”, IDC, Dec 2005, Table 15 North American and Worldwide Average Daily Person to Person Email Messages Sent – shows 11.97 person to person emails sent. (5) “Daily Internet Activities”, www.pewinternet.org/trends/Daily_Internet_Activities_1.11.07.htm shows 93M Adults use the Internet on any given day.
Verizon CapEx spending on FiOS will total of $23 billion by 2010
2Q’07 Deployment Status:
2007 Deployment Objectives:
2010 Deployment Objectives
What is Verizon Doing?
FTTH/FTTP Update – April 1, 2007
Source: Pew Internet and Society Project
Kentucky has reached 42% penetration of broadband
Kentucky went from among the bottom states on deployment to one of the top five
Kentucky will be at 100% deployment by year’s end