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Deloitte: How the pandemic stress-tested the crowded digital home

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About 38% of Americans have connected more digital devices in their homes during the pandemic, according to a study by accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. On average, each U.S. household now has about 25 connected devices.

The online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. consumers provides insight into how the pandemic drove sudden consumer demand for work, school, medical visits, fitness, and retail shopping requiring connected devices and digital services. More consumers upgraded their home broadband, added Wi-Fi extenders, and expanded their mobile data plans.

The survey also revealed

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Report shows about 15 percent of US adults access the internet from their smartphones, without having a broadband connection at home / Digital Information World

Innovations in telecommunication technology has been substantial in the last few years. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, people mostly youngsters and adults are relying on their smartphones due to the reason that it is easy and convenient to use the internet on smartphones wherever you are. The report shows that the number of mobile phone users in the US is about 294.15 million, as this number is increasing day by day, the number of smartphone-only internet users will also be increased simultaneously. 5G has also made it very easy to use the internet on smartphones.

According to the data of

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Biden plan will address racial inequity in home appraisals

In a speech from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tuesday, President Joe Biden laid out some actions aimed at narrowing the racial wealth gap — specifically, discrimination in housing access and value for Black Americans. 

Scott Mills knows something about that.

Mills started working at Black Entertainment Television when he was a young man. He’s now BET’s president. And he said there was a piece of advice that Bob Johnson, founder of the network, gave him when he started: Buy a home.

“Homeownership was something that you really understood that was important,” Mills said.

Mills said he bought his first home as soon

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Hands On With T-Mobile’s 5G Home Internet Gateway

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T-Mobile’s new home internet service is here—literally. I ordered the wireless carrier’s cable alternative last week and started testing it. Here are some of my first impressions.

We don’t usually test ISPs ourselves here at PCMag. Instead, we do broad reader surveys like our Fastest ISPs feature. Home internet connections are hard to get installed and removed, limited in geographical scope, and let’s face it: most people don’t have much of a choice. But that’s changing with new services like T-Mobile’s 5G Home Internet, which can airdrop a 4G or 5G home connection into more than 600 different

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T-Mobile 5G Home Internet: Five things to consider before you sign up

After a long early life in a pilot program, T-Mobile’s 5G home internet service has finally arrived. The bar for decent, reasonably priced internet service in the US is embarrassingly low, so T-Mobile’s terms might sound like a dream: $60 per month, no contract, no installation appointment, no equipment rental fees, and no data caps. It’s a service that’s very much in its early days, and reviews so far note some inconsistencies in performance among other quirks.

Even taking all this into consideration, it may still sound well worth the potential risks if you’re shelling out close to twice that

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T-Mobile debuts 100 Mbps home broadband; details 5G iPhone offers

T-Mobile US Inc. on April 7 unveiled its home internet service with 5G features for new and existing customers.

Speaking at a virtual company event, T-Mobile President and CEO Mike Sievert said the company’s 5G-powered fixed broadband offering is now available to over 30 million households nationwide, with roughly a third of those in small towns and underserved areas. The service costs $60 per month and provides average speeds of over 100 Mbps with no data caps, T-Mobile said.

“From the beginning of the digital age, connectivity for rural America has been an afterthought,” Sievert said at the event.

The

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