In US, Time on Internet Rivals TV

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Internet Usage
According to a recent study by the research organization Forrester, the average American spends about 13 hours per week using the internet. Internet usage has increased 121% in the past 5 years, putting it on par with our television consumption. While 82% of households will have the internet by 2015, 90% of them will be connected through broadband. Eventually American families might find themselves gathered around the computer watching weekly YouTube shows. Read more on

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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