The Majority of Residents and Businesses View the Internet as an Essential Utility

Results from the Your Vo!ce Scientific Residential Survey showed that 50% of respondents indicated that the internet was as essential to them as access to electricity. Results from the Online Public Survey were markedly higher, at 87% of respondents. The stay-at-home orders issued during the Covid-19 pandemic have served to further elevate the essential nature of home internet service.