Half of all Europeans on Net surf from home

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Most European Net users surf the Internet from home, according to a new study published by International Data Corp., Framingham, Mass. In a telephone survey in May 1998, which surveyed 7,103 households in seven European countries, almost 47.9% of Europeans who use the Net count their own home among their Internet access locations. Some 40.7% log on from work, and another 28.8% obtain Internet access from schools. The study also found that younger people in Europe tend to tap into the Internet from schools, friends' homes, libraries and Internet cafes.

Copyright July 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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