Argentina's broadband market rose to 5.2 million subscribers in 2010

Argentine residents continue to tune into broadband services. As of the end of 2010, Argentina's Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos (INDEC) reported that broadband connections rose to 5.22 million subscribers, up from 4.26 million in 2009.

Taking the lead in the broadband race was DSL, which accounted for 2.9 million, or 56 percent, of total broadband connections. Meanwhile wireless, satellite and other connections accounted for 1.35 million subscribers, or 26 percent, and cable made up 962,354, or 18 percent.

Total residential broadband connections totaled 4.51 million as of the end of December, up from 3.65 million in 2009, while business broadband connections rose to 715,955, up from 607,523 in 2009.

While only a small portion of Argentina's Internet connections, the report added that there were still 132,965 dial-up connections. The residential market made up the majority of Argentina's dial up market with 115,740 subscribers.

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