Survey: China's mobile Internet users to exceed PC users in 2012

15:59, August 26, 2010      

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With an increasing number of people choosing to access the Internet via mobile phone, it is expected that China's mobile Internet users will outnumber those using personal computers by around 2012, according to Wu Dan, a senior analyst from China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

It is reported that from 2008 to the present, the number of mobile Internet users has increased from 118 million to 277 million people, the number of mobile Internet users has reached nearly 66 percent of netizens.

In the first half of this year, there were 36 million new mobile Internet users, accounting for 42.4 percent of new users. However, the number of new users using a computer to get online is less than 40 percent.

By Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online

(Editor:张茜)

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