China’s broadband users has reached 122 million households

From China Telecom 2008 conference – Vice Minister of Information Industry (Jiang Yaoping) said that over 60% of Chinese Internet users are connected through the broadband Internet – broadband users in China has reached 122 million (ranking first in the world).

Ministry of Information Industry showed that China’s telecommunications industry revenues increased with 30% comparing to 2002 while the main fixed-line operator China Telecom announced that figure has exceeded 38% (1/3 new broadband subscribers from rural areas in 2007). China’s rural demand for broadband Internet services is still very strong.

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新华网北京12月23日电(记者冯晓
芳)在23日召开的中国电信集团公司2008年工作会议上,信息产业部副部长蒋耀平说,六成以上中国网民通过宽带上网,目前中国宽带用户数已达1.22亿户,居全球首位。

宽带用户数增长,在一定程度上拉动了固定电话运营商非话音收入的增长,加快了电信业由传统话音服务向综合信息服务的转型。信息产业部统计显示,中国电信业非话音收入占总收入的比例从2002年的5.5%提高到2007年的30%以上。主要固定电话运营商中国电信公布的这一数字已经超过38%。

记者从中国电信了解到,在2007年新增宽带用户数中,有1/3来自农村。显然,中国农村宽带上网服务需求仍很旺盛。