Report: Iowa women-owned businesses behind on broadband usage
Friday, November 22, 2013 3:00 PM
Connect Iowa today released a report that says women-owned businesses in the state are still less likely than other privately held businesses to use computers and broadband. The report says that 76 percent of women-owned businesses in Iowa use computers, compared with 85 percent of other privately held businesses. A total of 65 percent of women-owned businesses subscribe to broadband service, compared with 76 percent of other privately held businesses. Women-owned businesses in Iowa that subscribe to broadband report median annual revenues that are $100,000 higher than those that do not use broadband, and those that use broadband and maintain a website report revenues that are $200,000 higher than businesses that do not use broadband at all.