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  • Report
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    AUG 10, 2021

    The pandemic super-charged digital habits in the UK, particularly among higher-income groups. These people are also in a better place financially as pandemic restrictions lift, but there’s pent-up desire to spend across all income brackets.

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    AUG 10, 2021
  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    And affluence remained a key correlate in both cases, with uptake in high-income households roughly double that of low-income homes. Like tablets, several other digital devices saw declines in penetration between 2019 and 2020 but regained momentum in H1 2021. For example, smart TV ownership bounced back from a drop in 2020, hitting 26.9% this year.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    As in 2020, uptake was much lower in low-income households and suburban and rural areas, but rose above 70% of internet users in high-income households. Time spent on mobile phones and larger-screen devices changed little between 2020 and 2021. Nearly 98% of internet users polled in Colombia owned a smartphone in 2021, while 11.3% owned a feature phone—down from 14.4% in H1 2020.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    But ownership actually declined in several cohorts, including respondents ages 45 to 64 and those in low-income households. In H1 2020, many of Poland’s internet users had little enthusiasm for smartwatches, smart wristbands, and other advanced digital gadgets—but the survey recorded a significant uptick this year.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    Penetration was well above 80% in almost all demographic groups—the exceptions being 25- to 34-year-olds and respondents in low-income households. Digital video viewing surged between H1 2020 and H1 2021. More than 87% of all respondents had streamed video-on-demand (VOD) content in the month prior to polling this year; that share was above 90% among younger adults and those in high-income households.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    Smart TV ownership rose by about 6 percentage points year over year, to 42.2% of internet users in H1 2021, but it still correlated directly with rising age and income. Penetration ranged from 33.7% among respondents in low-income households to 54.4% among affluents. Similarly, just over one-third (35.9%) of those ages 16 to 24 owned a smart TV, compared with 50.4% of those in the 55-to-64 age group.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    The only exceptions were respondents ages 55 to 64, those in low-income households, and those living in rural areas. Smart TV ownership also rose by several percentage points between H1 2020 and H1 2021, to 49.0%. That share was well above 50% in several demographics, including internet users ages 35 to 64, those in medium- and higher-income households, and those living in suburban areas.

  • Report
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    OCT 21, 2021

    Not surprisingly, SVOD viewing was more widespread in affluent homes; 85.6% of individuals in high-income households watched paid-for video content in Q1, compared with 68.3% of those in low-income households. Age variations were also marked among SVOD viewers—though less so than in H1 2020.

  • Article
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    JUL 14, 2021

    Activists argue that the technology facilitates the exclusion of low-income shoppers as well as worker exploitation and reporting of undocumented workers to immigration. Various cities and states continue to push back against the use of facial recognition. Facial recognition has drawn increasing global criticism from privacy and civil rights groups.

  • Article
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    JUL 1, 2021

    For example, studies have found that depression and anxiety are up to three times more likely for those with low incomes. So, connecting social services with mental healthcare can potentially get more people to try telemental health. Mental illness can also exacerbate chronic physical conditions, and chronic conditions account for around 90% of health care expenditures in the US, per the CDC.

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    DEC 9, 2020
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    OCT 1, 2020
  • Article
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    JUN 21, 2021

    Howard Memorial Hospital is planning to use its allocated $504,900 to bring remote patient monitoring services to low-income patients with chronic disease and mental health conditions.

  • Report
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    JUN 17, 2021

    Growth drivers: Neobank-specific features such as the ability to choose one’s own monthly fee and early direct deposits, aggressive marketing spending, and a focus on specific consumer segments like underserved or low-income individuals.

  • Report
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    NOV 12, 2021

    The pandemic is having a disproportionately negative effect on Black and rural white students from low-income households. Students from families with annual incomes below $75,000 were nearly twice as apt to say they canceled plans to take classes in the fall of 2020 than students from families with incomes of more than $100,000.

  • Report
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    JUL 20, 2021

    The more transparent providers and vendors are with prices, the more consumers—particularly low-income or uninsured people—will opt for their services. In five years, Amazon may still be just another player in healthcare services. Amazon Pharmacy may capture a decent portion of prescription drug spending, but it won’t see enormous leaps in revenues due to the low cost of generic drugs.

  • Article
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    MAY 24, 2021

    Racial and economic inequities also exist, with Black and Hispanic consumers and those living in low-income neighborhoods having higher credit invisibility rates, per the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Alternative financial health measures could gain steam if credit scoring loses ground.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    VOD penetration was greater among respondents in low-income households and suburbanites. The audience for subscription VOD (SVOD) was limited, at 46.8% of internet users. However, that share increased by 6.2 percentage points year over year (YoY). Smartphones continue to dominate, while PCs and tablets may have reached a saturation point.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    Smart TV ownership rose by nearly 5 percentage points to an estimated 36.4% of internet users in H1 2020 but still correlated directly with income. Penetration ranged from 29.0% among respondents in low-income households to 46.3% among affluents. Smartwatch adoption seems to have reached a standstill. A mere 7.4% owned a smartwatch in H1 2020, practically unchanged since H1 2019.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    As in 2019, uptake was much lower in low-income households and suburban areas, but reached 72.6% of internet users in high-income households, up from 67.7% last year. Smartphone penetration is exceptionally high in Colombia, but most internet users have a PC as well. More than 98% of internet users polled in Colombia owned a smartphone in 2020, while 14.4% owned a feature phone.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    Penetration among individuals in high-income households was 41.7%, almost three times the 14.4% recorded in low-income households. As in many other countries, traditional media is losing audiences. Internet users’ engagement with broadcast TV, radio, print newspapers, and print magazines declined in Indonesia between 2019 and 2020, GlobalWebIndex reported.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    The greatest percentage gain was in low-income households. By comparison, Poland’s internet users seem fairly indifferent to many other digital gadgets. More than one-third of those polled in H1 2020 owned a game console, and 15.7% owned a smartwatch. Respondents 16 to 34 and those in affluent households were most likely to be smartwatch owners. Some 13.4% owned a smart wristband.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    For example, 20.9% of respondents living in high-income households owned a smart wristband, compared with 10.7% of those in low-income homes. While several digital devices seem to be losing fans in Taiwan, most digital services saw steady or increased takeup compared with H1 2019.

  • Report
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    OCT 15, 2020

    Intriguingly, affluents were no longer the income group most engaged with digital audio this year; instead, penetration was slightly higher among low-income respondents. Voice search continues to gain fans as well, though most of these still belong to typical early-adopter demographics.

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