Mobile services revenue in China reach $116.26 billion during Jan to Nov 2012, up 11%

Telecom Lead Asia: From January to November 2012, mobile communications revenue in China reached about $116.26 billion, up 11 percent over the same period last year.

(source: wantchinatimes)

According to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China has 1.104 billion mobile phone users at the end of November 2012, up nearly 118 million people during the first eleven months of 2012.

82 percent of China’s population currently uses a mobile phone.

3G phone users reached 220 million, or about 20 percent of mobile phone users.

Broadband Internet service users increased 24.03 million in the first 11 months of the year.

Mobile Internet users increased 111 million to 750 million.

According to a research report by Flurry released last month, China currently has 167 million iOS or Android devices, compared to 181 million in the U.S.

According to Strategy Analytics, during Q3 2011 24 million smartphones were sold in China, compared to 23 million in the U.S.

Gartner said Lenovo, the maker of the Android-powered LePhone, is expected to take the number one smartphone seller slot in China away from Samsung next year.

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