CHART OF THE DAY: Broadband Thriving Despite Economic Collapse

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Some 63% of adult Americans had broadband Internet at home in April, up from 55% last May, according to the Pew Internet & American Life project. (Full report here.) The acceleration in adoption is impressive, especially given America’s recent economic turmoil and rising unemployment.

And we’re paying more for Internet, too: Pew says the average monthly broadband bill is $39 a month in 2009, up 13% from $34.50 last year.

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