More NewsUsing the internet increases wellbeing, says new study

Using the internet increases wellbeing, says new study

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published the UK Broadband Impact Study

Using the internet increases wellbeing, says new study
“Broadband has had far-reaching positive social impacts”

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published the UK Broadband Impact Study according to which increased use of the internet promotes levels of wellbeing. It also says that faster broadband has a positive effect on national economics and enables international trade and innovation.

According to the study: “Broadband internet access has clearly had far-reaching positive social impacts in areas such as communication, entertainment, shopping, learning, health, access to employment, and interactions with government. On balance, the use of the internet is associated with higher levels of wellbeing.” 

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