China’s 3G cellphone users reached 102 million by the end of September, according to an article by Adam Roseman of ARC China. According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, 43.16 million of the mobile phone users used China’s self-developed TD-SCDMA standard.
Mobile phone users have been on the rise over recent years, resulting in a record-high of 1.24 billion telephone users in China, said Xiao Chunquan of the Bureau of Operation Monitoring and Coordination of MIIT.
According to Xiao, the 3G network covered all cities, counties and several villages in China. During the first three quarters, China’s telecom sector publicized a 10% yearly growth in revenues from its primary business.