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Monthly ISPreview.co.uk Survey Results - Online Usage Grows

Posted: 18th Sep, 2008 By: MarkJ
We've just uploaded a new monthly survey / poll, which asks: "Has the current economic turmoil made you more or less likely to switch to a cheaper ISP?". The results from our previous monthly survey can be found below:

How many hours do you spend online per week at home?

Over 24 Hours - 52.1%
16 to 24 Hours - 17%
8 to 16 Hours - 16.7%
4 to 8 Hours - 8.5%
2 to 4 Hours - 3.4%
1 to 2 Hours - 1.7%
Under 1 Hour - 0.3%

Do you use the net more in 2008 than last year?

Yes - 51.1%
Maybe (unsure) - 28.3%
No - 20.5%

Total Votes: 585

The popularity of Internet access appears to know no bounds, with over half of respondents spending over 24 hours online per week (approximately 3.4 hours+ per day). Interestingly only a few readers used the Internet for less than 4 hours a week, with just over 5% falling into that bracket.

No doubt the primary reason for this activity is because Internet access has become a seasoned and familiar technology, with consumers learning how to make the best use of it. It's little surprise then that just over 50% claimed to use the Internet more in 2008 than in 2007. It's hard to imagine any of this being possible without the wide availability of affordable broadband services.
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