People’s Daily reported that, according to the statistics that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently released, by the end of March, the number of mobile users in China was close to 1.3 billion with a market penetration rate at 94.6 percent. Meanwhile the number of broadband users had reached 640 million. In the month of March alone, the number of 4G broadband users went up by 23 million and reached 162 million. The statistics also suggested that total mobile Internet users surpassed 899 million in the first three month of 2015, up by 5.7 percent compared with the same period in 2014.
Source: People’s Daily, April 20, 2015