[Foundation-l] [Fwd: [Wiki-research-l] Pew Research Report on Wikipedia]

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 12:09:35 UTC 2011

2011/1/14 KIZU Naoko <aphaia at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 6:19 AM, Pharos <pharosofalexandria at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There's a high correlation between broadband and income levels that
>> probably has more to do with it.
> Not worldwide I assume, broadband availability seems to depend on
> geographic conditions.
> In some areas broadband isn't available at all, like in small Japanese
> peripheral islands. ADSL is the possible fastest mean for connection.
> On the other hand, in urban areas, there is no or little price
> difference between broadband and other means, specially if the former
> is equipped by building owners or such.

Geographic differences indeed! In the UK, we consider ADSL to be a
type of broadband connection. This highlights the importance of making
sure different figures use the same definitions before comparing them.

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