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Chinese Internet population grows exponentially

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jan 2010 21:13 User comments (8)

Chinese Internet population grows exponentially China's Internet population, the largest in the world, continues to grow at an exponential pace, jumping 29 percent year-on-year to 384 million users, thanks mainly to rapid growth in the mobile phone arena.
Mobile phone users surfing the Internet rose 106 percent, to 233 million, thanks to the launch of 3G networks in the nation. China's overall population is about 1.4 billion.

Online commerce in China totaled 250 billion yuan ($37 billion USD).

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8 user comments

119.1.2010 21:22

I wonder what all of them will think if Google decides to pull the plug over this hacker thing.

219.1.2010 22:23

Originally posted by windsong:
I wonder what all of them will think if Google decides to pull the plug over this hacker thing.
They will continue to think (and not say) what they already think (and don't say) about their terrible government.

319.1.2010 23:11

funny you used the word goverment.. sounds more like multiple cells that combine into one dictator to me

420.1.2010 0:18

Google has already given up on the China withdraw thing.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 20 Jan 2010 @ 1:44

520.1.2010 0:24

Originally posted by aftpastno:
Google has already given up on the China withdraw thing.


Very few talk the talk and walk the walk...especially when money speaks...

620.1.2010 0:50
obama2010
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well ,china is a promising market .however ,most popular intenet companies failed in the past years .

720.1.2010 1:53
llongtheD
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Did anyone believe for a second, a company like Google would give up on a market the size of China?

820.1.2010 2:02
obama2010
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Originally posted by llongtheD:
Did anyone believe for a second, a company like Google would give up on a market the size of China?

there in china people are more likely to use baidu.goole has little chance .but I find some professional website which have not evolved in china .If they choose china ,they may have some chances

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