As of the end of March this year, the total number of China’s mobile phone users reached 1.29 billion, an increase of 3.6%, including 160 million 4G user in the first quarter of 2015.
China 4G mobile users increased by 60 million in Q1 2015, maintaining high growth.
In recent years, the domestic telecom tariff has been showing a downward trend, but still far from satisfactory level for consumers. 4G penetration with international comparisons need to be further improved, with the upgrading of the popularity of LTE and industrial maturity, costs also a great space to be reduced.
In the first quarter data show that the total number of mobile broadband subscribers reached 640 million in China, fixed broadband subscribers reached 204 million, 78.39 million of which are optical access users, accounting for 38.5% of total broadband users.