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News | 11/28/2002 5:00 am EST

Seizing the Digital Future
UCLA researcher Jeffrey Cole was in Ottawa November 6 to address a gathering of Ottawa communications lawyers and other industry representatives on the subject of broadband connectivity. Cole presented unreleased numbers from the school’s latest Internet Report, which he says back up his thesis that the Internet will be "far more significant than television." Always on access, he noted, will be key to consumers’ use of the web for information searching and, increasingly, entertainment downloads. The chart below illustrates that the longer a user has been online, the more likely they are to spend greater time using the Internet.

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