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Broadband Changes Surfers Lives

Posted: 28th Apr, 2003 By: MarkJ
UK ISP Boltblue has conducted some new research into the use of broadband Internet access services and finds that it does indeed change lives:

Almost 16% of people said they were spending more time working from home since signing up for a high-speed internet connection.

According to the study a third of net users now make more use of chat rooms and instant messaging, while over 20% spend more time downloading music and movies

The study also suggests that dial-up internet users wait up to 30 minutes a day to download files and send and receive emails - that adds up to 130 hours per year.


While the research may be more of a marketing gimmick for Boltblue's own broadband ADSL services, it’s still extremely interesting to see how much of a social impact faster surfing can have. More @ Web-User.
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