Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced yesterday that mobile Internet users was 820 million, 69.2% of the total mobile phone users, at the end of July (in Chinese).
3G subscribers reached 334 million, 30.5% of the total mobile Internet users and 28.2% of the total mobile phone users. 100.9 million new subscribers have been added this year.
Households with broadband access reached 183 million, with 31.6 million with fiber-optic connections. Fiber-optic access-equipped homes as a percentage of all broadband households increased to 17.3%, from 11.6% as of the end of 2012.
Earlier this month China’s State Council unveiled a “Broadband China” plan on the broadband coverage and Internet infrastructure, hoping to realize full broadband coverage by 2020.
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