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China Passes 1 Billion Mobile Subscribers, Over 400 Million Mobile Web Users

China now has more than 1 billion mobile subscribers (India isn't far behind) — that's more than three times the US. Second, China now has more than 150 million 3G users, as reported by mobiThinking. "These are the sum of subscriber stats from the three main Chinese operators. Third, China has more than 400 million mobile Internet users (i.e. more than there are mobile subscribers in the US), according to Analysys International. Fourth, China is now the largest smartphone market in the world with 22 percent (overtaking the US at 16 percent), according to Canalys."

As of March 2012 the combined total subscribers of the top three Chinese mobile operators — China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom — is now 1,012.5 million, according to mobiThinking's arithmetic.
Sources: China Mobile; China Unicom; China Telecom, Via: mobiThinking

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