[LINK] Fwd: MR 52/09: Older Australians less likely to participate in the digital economy [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Antony Barry tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Sun May 10 09:28:11 EST 2009



Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Australian Communications & Media Authority"  
> <media at acma.gov.au>
> Date: 7 May 2009 10:42:17 AM
> To: <tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au>
> Subject: MR 52/09: Older Australians less likely to participate in  
> the digital economy [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
> Reply-To: media at acma.gov.au
>
> Age is the most significant driver of internet use in the home,  
> according to an Australian Communications and Media Authority  
> report, released today. The report indicates that nearly three out  
> of four people (specifically, 73 per cent) have a home internet  
> connection and 87 per cent of the population have used the  
> internet. In contrast, only 48 per cent of people aged 65 and over  
> have the internet at home and 44 per cent have never used the  
> internet.
> The full release can be found at: http://www.acma.gov.au/WEB/ 
> STANDARD/pc=PC_311716
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