Andinatel encourages dial-up users to migrate to broadband

14 Jan 2008

Ecuadorian telco Andinatel, the incumbent fixed line provider in central and northern regions, has cut the cost of its broadband services by 38.6%, to encourage existing dial-up users to sign up for DSL connections, BNamericas reports, quoting local daily El Universo. Andinatel’s online subsidiary Andinanet has not altered its dial-up tariffs. According to the report, Andinatel currently has 17,000 broadband subscribers and aims to reach a total of 100,000 internet subscribers by the end of 2008, and 300,000 within three years. In its last official published statistics at end-December 2006, Andinatel reported 44,592 dial-up and 15,673 broadband subscribers.