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China November mobile phone users reach 1.304 billion, says MIIT
China November mobile phone users reach 1.304 billion, says MIIT Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 24 December 2015] There were 1.304 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2015, growing 0.15% on month and 1.77% on year, and 408.34 million (32.32%) of them were 3G users, 355.73 million (27.29%) 4G users and 953.58 million (73.15%) mobile Internet-access users, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The number of subscribers at the end of November accounted for 95.0% of the country's population. As of the end of November there were 233.17 million subscribers of fixed telephone services in China, or a penetration rate of 17.2%. In November, mobile phone subscribers in China sent 55.1 billion text messages, or 1.41 text messages per phone number a day, and mobile access to the Interne...