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October 11, 2010 Link To Post

The Rise of Apps Culture

Pew reports that 35% of adults have apps on their phones and that an “apps culture” is emerging.  View the report here.

October 11, 2010 Link To Post

The Broadband Bonus

This paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that Internet access accounted from $39 billion of revenue in 2006.  It is available here.

October 11, 2010 Link To Post

Global Innovation Index

INSEAD and India’s Confederation Industry (CII) released the Global Innovation Index Report which can be viewed here.

October 7, 2010 Link To Post

Broadband Use in America

TechNet’s own John Horrigan wrote a white paper on Broadband Use in America when he was at the FCC.  It is available here.

October 7, 2010 Link To Post

Akami State of the Internet Report

Each quarter, TechNet member Akamai publishes a quarterly “State of the Internet” report. This report includes data gathered across Akamai’s global server network about attack traffic, average & maximum connection speeds, Internet penetration and broadband adoption, and mobile usage, as well as trends seen in this data over time.  The latest report from the first quarter of 2010 can be viewed here.

October 7, 2010 Link To Post

The 2010 Connectivity Scorecard

The 2010 Connectivity Scorecard is a global ICT index – the first of its kind to rank 50 countries not only on their deployment of ICT infrastructure but also to measure the extent to which governments, businesses and consumers make use of connectivity technologies to enhance social and economic prosperity, so called “useful connectivity”.  It is available here.

October 7, 2010 Link To Post

The National Broadband Plan

First published in March 2010, the National Broadband Plan is a roadmap to America’s future.  The plan, as well as other resources related to broadband can be viewed at

September 23, 2010 Link To Post

Prepare and Inspire: K-12 Education in STEM

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recently isssued a report to the President providing a strategy for K-12 STEM education.  The Council includes TechNet member and Google CEO Eric Schmidt.  It can be viewed here.

August 23, 2010 Link To Post

Pew Home Broadband 2010 Survey

The adoption of broadband internet access slowed dramatically over the last year. Two-thirds of American adults (66%) now have a broadband internet connection at home, a figure that is little changed from the 63% with a high-speed home connection at a similar point in 2009.  Learn more here.

August 9, 2010 Link To Post

Bloomberg Businessweek on CleanTech