China’s Online Population has Grown to 538 Million
China’s population of Internet users — already the world’s biggest — has risen to 538 million, driven by rapid growth in wireless Web surfing, an industry group said Thursday.
The latest figure represents an 11 percent increase from a year earlier, according to the report by the China Internet Network Information Center. The government-sanctioned group said that raised the share of China’s population that uses the Internet to 39.9 percent.
The number of people who go online from mobile phones and other wireless devices rose to 388 million, the group said. That was up 22 percent from a year earlier.
via Washington Post