Broadband connections top 1.7 million

25 Sep 2007

The number of residential broadband connections in Argentina reached 1.7 million at the end of June 2007, reports BNamericas, quoting national statistics office Indec. This is up 66.2% year-on-year compared to 1.04 million at end-June 2006. The total number of residential internet connections, including dial-up, totalled 2.7 million on 30 June, up 19.8% from 2.3 million a year earlier. Some 695,000 dial-up connections were non-contract. Meanwhile, corporate internet access increased 21.4% year-on-year to total 253,590 connections by the end of 1H2007. Within the corporate segment, the number of broadband connections grew 38.7% to 185,340 while the total number of dial-up connections fell 10.9% to 45,549 over the same period.