The Internet is an extraordinary platform for innovation, economic growth, and social communication. High-speed Internet services delivered over broadband networks are critical to maintaining the United States' competitiveness in a global economy. A strong correlation exists between broadband and indices of economic growth, such as GDP, employment, and property values. The Administration recognizes the importance of broadband to improve health care, enhance education, and provide essential job training and employment assistance for Americans seeking work. This book examines the digital nation of computer and internet use at home with a focus on the disparities in broadband Internet adoption that exist between demographic and geographic groups.