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China hits 1.1 billion mobile users

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Dec 2012 16:15 User comments (1)

China hits 1.1 billion mobile users China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has posted new astonishing numbers today about the nation.
As of November 30th, China now has 1.104 billion mobile phone users, an increase of 118 million from the beginning of the year.

At 1.1 billion, 82 percent of China's massive population now uses a mobile phone, with 220 million now using 3G smartphones. China has 167 million iOS and Android phone users, compared to 181 million in the U.S., with the nation expected to overcome the U.S. next year.

Moving away from phones, home broadband users increased by 24.03 million and mobile internet users increased 111 million.

For the first 11 months of the year, total mobile communications revenue in China totaled 724.53 billion yuan ($116 billion USD), 11 percent year-over-year growth.

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126.12.2012 13:50

This deserves a BIG FAT "HOLY F'ING SHIZZY"!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1.4bn peeps and 1.1bn with phones.......wonder what their dropped call count is due to overcrowding the cell sites.

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