Thursday, October 25, 2012

MIIT said 3G mobile phone user exceeded 200 million people in China. The ratio of smartphone is rapidly increasing.

MIIT(Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China)  said Chinese 3G mobile phone user increased 10.08 million people in this month, and its user totally reached 202.639 million people as of September.

And they said the share of 3G user number by each career as follows.

As of September, China Mobile have 75.595 million 3G users, and China Unicom have 66.863 million 3G users, and China Telecom have 60.181 million users. As I said before, 3G market in China is still in the situation of competitive.

MIIT also said that smartphone shipment is rapidly increasing, the total its shipment was 172 million units as of September, and its number is increasing 183.4% compared to the previous year. In addition according to them, 83.2% of smartphone shipment was Android devices.

Total number of Chinese mobile user was 1.0847 billion at the same period of time, so Chinese mobile market may be more accelerating in future.

Source => IThome