Author Archives: Xi Chen, Cronkite News Service

Inter-nyet: Report says three Arizonans in 10 have no Internet access

San Francisco residents get training in computer use at this senior center in California. Senior citizens are less likely than other age groups to be connected to the Internet, according to a recent Census bureau report. (Photo courtesy the National Telecommunications and Information Administration)

WASHINGTON – Platforms for jobs, government and other services are increasingly moving online, but 30 percent of Americans do not have an Internet connection to access to those resources, a new Census Bureau report says. The number in Arizona mirrored the nation, with just over 31 percent of state residents having no Net connectivity in 2011, the year profiled in the report.

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