U.S. home broadband and dial-up internet connection usage 2017

Percentage of households in the United States in 2017, by internet subscription

U.S. home broadband and dial-up internet connection usage 2017 This statistic presents the internet connection usage in the United States in 2017, sorted by type. During the survey period, it was found that 6.7 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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Percentage of households in the United States in 2017, by internet subscription

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Share of total U.S. households
With an Internet subscription83.8%
Dial-up only0.3%
Broadband of any type83.5%
Cellular data plan72.5%
Cellular data plan with no other type of Internet subscription11%
Broadband such as cable, fiber optic or DSL68.8%
Satellite6.7%
Without an Internet subscription16.2%
Share of total U.S. households
With an Internet subscription83.8%
Dial-up only0.3%
Broadband of any type83.5%
Cellular data plan72.5%
Cellular data plan with no other type of Internet subscription11%
Broadband such as cable, fiber optic or DSL68.8%
Satellite6.7%
Without an Internet subscription16.2%
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This statistic presents the internet connection usage in the United States in 2017, sorted by type. During the survey period, it was found that 6.7 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 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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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