... The number of people and business connected to broadband jumped by 38% in a year, said the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). ¶ In a report, it said there were more than 32 million broadband connections by the end of June 2004. ... Link: BBC News.
Broadband Use Rises In U.S.; DSL Outpaces Cable ... Although DSL outpaced cable connections, the latter number was substantially higher as of June 30, reaching 18.6 million lines versus 11.4 million for DSL, the Federal Communications Commission reported this week. ¶ DSL connections increased by 20 percent in the first half of the year from the 9.5 million lines reported as of Dec. 31, 2003. The number of cable-modem connections, on the other hand, rose 13 percent from the 16.4 million lines reported at the end of the previous six months. ... Link: TechWeb via Yahoo! News.