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.