The Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report on the growth of broadband and found some remarkable statistics. 84 million American households now have some form of broadband, up 40% over last year. The report cites the drop in broadband prices contributed to the growth, especially among minority households. Broadband adoption jumped 121% between 2005-2006 among African-American households, according to the report.
Enacting video choice legislation will help further the penetration of broadband by investing in new high-speed networks and providing competition among providers which will drive consumer prices for broadband access down.