85% of US households have access to broadband

In-Stat expects only 3% of broadband users around the world will use WiMax services by 2009. It could cost about $3 bln to build a nationwide US WiMax network, according to In-Stat. Roughly 85% of US households can now buy broadband services and about 70% have a choice between cable and DSL, according to Yankee Group.