Philly's Digital Divide: Many Don't Have Internet

By Zenovia Campbell | Philadelphia Business Journal
|  Monday, Dec 2, 2013  |  Updated 5:20 PM EDT
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Philly's Digital Divide: Many Don't Have Internet

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Thanks to the affordability of cell phone plans, Internet access amongst Philadelphians is growing — but 18 percent still don't have a computer at home or an Internet accessible cell phone.

That's according to a poll by the Pew Charitable Trusts revealing that just slightly more than eight out of 10 Philadelphians has access to the Internet and two-thirds of residents access the Internet through their smartphones.

Thomas Ginsberg, project manager for the Philadelphia research initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts, said that the results from the poll show that increased access to Philadelphians is on track with national trends. Read more about study on PBJ.com

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