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  • 92% of U.S. Households Get an Internet Service at Home

    Durham, NH – December 11, 2023 – New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that 92% of U.S. households get an Internet service at home, compared to 83% in 2018 and 76% in 2008.  Broadband accounts for 98% of households with an Internet service at home, and 90% of all households get… more…

  • Major Pay-TV Providers Lost About 465,000 Subscribers in 3Q 2023

    Durham, NH — November 14, 2023 — Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. – representing about 96% of the market – lost about 465,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2023, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 385,000 in 3Q 2022.  The top pay-TV providers… more…

  • About 950,000 Added Broadband in 3Q 2023

    Durham, NH — November 13, 2023 — Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) found that the largest cable and wireline phone providers and fixed wireless services in the U.S. – representing about 96% of the market – acquired about 950,000 net additional broadband Internet subscribers in 3Q 2023, compared to a pro forma gain of about… more…

Latest Research

Broadband in the U.S. 2023
This twenty-first annual study on the broadband industry tracks findings from previous years, and investigates the current online universe, with an emphasis on broadband access and services in the home. more…

Research Highlights

  • 87% of Households use at Least one Laptop or Desktop Computer

    • 96% with a laptop or desktop computer get an Internet service at home
      • 40% of those that do not use a laptop or desktop computer do not get an Internet service at home – accounting for 64% of all not online at home
    • 7% of all households have a tablet, but do not use a desktop or laptop computer
  • 87% of Households use at Least one Laptop or Desktop Computer

    • 96% with a laptop or desktop computer get an Internet service at home
      • 40% of those that do not use a laptop or desktop computer do not get an Internet service at home – accounting for 64% of all not online at home
    • 7% of all households have a tablet, but do not use a desktop or laptop computer

Research Notes

4Q 2023 Issue — In this issue, broadband's new wave of subscribers… more…