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'silver surfers' in the UK

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@glasshaus.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 14:06:54 +0100
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important for UK companies accessibility policies:

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_2135000/2135574.stm

40% of UK adults are online.
women almost 50% of those.
70% consider the net 'essential'.

17% are 'silver surfers'. The report also revealed the increasing importance
of the silver surfer. The number of elderly online grew by more than 40%
over the past year.

bruce lawson
brand manager
www.glasshaus.com

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Received on Thursday, 18 July 2002 09:09:08 GMT

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