Broadband accounts set to surpass dial-up for first time

21 Apr 2006

The number of broadband subscribers in Mexico is set to surpass dial-up internet accounts this year. The country’s internet association AMIPCI says there were 3.6 million internet accounts at the end of 2005, of which 1.8 million were dial-up, 1.7 million broadband and 12,000 dedicated lines, according to BNamericas. The total number of internet users in the country reached 17.1 million. The survey also revealed there were 10.8 million PCs in use, up 9.9% compared to 2004; 58% of these machines are residential and 58% have internet access.