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One-fifth in US rely only on smartphone for internet access

Thursday 2 April 2015 | 14:32 CET | News
Nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) own a smartphone, compared to 35 percent in the spring of 2011, according to Pew Research report, "US Smartphone Use in 2015." Of the total, 19 percent rely on their device to access online services and information and for staying connected, either because they lack broadband at home, or because they have few options for online access other than their mobile phone, Around 7 percent own a smartphone but have no traditional broadband at home or easy alternatives for going online. About 10 percent of own a smartphone but do not have any other form of

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