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Stats of our lives: Isn't dial-up dead?

Amazingly, Aol is still signing up new dial-up internet customers — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

3.5 million
Number of U.S. subscribers that still pay roughly $17.50/month for Aol's dial-up internet service, as of September, 2011

200,000
Number of new dial-up subscribers Aol signed up over the last year

50
Approximate factor by which the the typical U.S. broadband connection is faster than the typical dial-up connection

Sources: Net IndexSplatf