We are truly in the age of the internet, or rather the Dawn of the Internet Age, as the number of internet connected homes approaches a billion.
The stats on broadband and wi-fi in homes:
According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, 25 percent of all “households” worldwide now have Wi-Fi networks set up. In terms of adoption, South Korea tops the list of the 17 countries the firm researched, at 80.3 percent — followed by the UK, Germany, France, and Japan. The US comes in at 61 percent, while India is at the bottom with only 2.5 percent.
The firm predicts that by 2016 worldwide household adoption of Wi-Fi will reach 42 percent.
More from the report:
By the end of 2012, 678 million households worldwide will be connected to the internet via broadband — a 8.5% increase from 2011. Of these 678 million broadband households, 492 million households (73% of broadband households) will use a wireless router to create to WLAN, or Wi-Fi home network. Asia Pacific will have the highest number of Wi-Fi households in 2012, representing nearly 38% of global Wi-Fi households.
via The Verge
Great Info. This is just because the use of social networking is most common in everywhere in worldwide. People love to be online on social media sites. So the internet use will grow more.
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