Percentage of households in the United States in 2016, by internet subscription

U.S. home broadband and dial-up internet connection usage 2016 This statistic presents the internet connection usage in the United States in 2016, sorted by type. During the survey period, it was found that 6.3 percent of the total U.S. population had a satellite internet connection in their home. A broadband connection was the most popular way of accessing the internet in the United States that year.
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Share of total U.S. households
With an Internet subscription81.9%
Dial-up only0.4%
Broadband of any type81.4%
Cellular data plan68.2%
Cellular data plan with no other type of Internet subscription10.4%
Broadband such as cable, fiber optic or DSL67.3%
Satellite6.3%
Without an Internet subscription18.1%
Share of total U.S. households
With an Internet subscription81.9%
Dial-up only0.4%
Broadband of any type81.4%
Cellular data plan68.2%
Cellular data plan with no other type of Internet subscription10.4%
Broadband such as cable, fiber optic or DSL67.3%
Satellite6.3%
Without an Internet subscription18.1%
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This statistic presents the internet connection usage in the United States in 2016, sorted by type. During the survey period, it was found that 6.3 percent of the total U.S. population had a satellite internet connection in their home. A broadband connection was the most popular way of accessing the internet in the United States that year.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Households were able to select multiple types of internet service. The estimate of mobile broadband subscriptions may be low due to a variety of methodological factors, including question order, question wording, and related data collection issues.

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