Most of the new technology when comes into the market first used by only those people who can buy or affoard that new service or technology.When internet discovered first ,using or surfing net at that time was considered as luxry things.But after so many years,its become daily use for millions people across the world.Here is one interesting research report on usage of internet..
Usage Of Internet:
Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Projects find that there are key differences between those who live in households making $75,000 or more relative to those in lower-income households.Some 95% of Americans who live in households earning $75,000 or more a year use the internet at least occasionally, compared with 70% of those living in households earning less than $75,000.
Even among those who use the internet, the well off are more likely than those with less income to use technology. Of those 95% of higher-income internet users:
• 99% use the internet at home, compared with 93% of the internet users in lower brackets.
• 93% of higher-income home internet users have some type of broadband connection versus 85% of the internet users who live in households earning less than $75,000 per year. That translates into 87% of all those in live in those better-off households having broadband at home.
• 95% of higher-income households own some type of cell phone compared with 83% in households with less income.