Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Number of Chinese Internet Users Tops 110 Million

Sumner Lemon writes on InfoWorld:

The number of Chinese Internet users reached 111 million as of Dec. 31, 2005, up from 94 million Internet users one year ago, according to a survey conducted by the Chinese Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), which oversees the .cn top-level domain.

More than half of Chinese Internet users -- 64.3 million -- use broadband connections, such as DSL (digital subscriber line), to get online, CNNIC said. By comparison, CNNIC estimated that China had 42.8 million broadband users one year ago.


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