The number of China mobile netizen in 2008 was only a little over 73 million, taking up only 28.9% of the total netizens in China. However, it has grown at a surprising speed, reaching 419.64 million in December, 2012; that is over three quarters of the total China Internet users. It’s estimated that it will […]
Sun Peilin, an analyst in EnfoDesk recently pointed out that the market size of Chinese mobile internet reached 158.8 billion yuan by the end of 2012, with 750 billion users.
According to The State of Mobile Benchmark report released by Adobe in April, almost half of China mobile internet visits are from Android devices, compared to slightly over one third from iOS devices.
Tencent revenues were RMB 43,893.7 million (USD6,983.3 million), an increase of 54.0% over the year ended December 31, 2011 (“YoY”) according to its Q4 and annual results announcement. Tencent social networks registered solid growth in 2012, with increase in the scale and activity of mobile users. MAU of Qzone increased by 9% year-on-year to 603 million at the end of […]
According to Informa Telecoms & Media’s latest research, China has become its largest market with almost two-thirds of the handsets sold,and a third of the Android devices sold in 2012. With a year-on-year growth of 85% in 2012, China is the fastest-growing smartphone market by far. And this growth is being driven by the explosive demand for Android […]
The total number of China Internet users as well as mobile internet user is experiencing steady growth ever since 2008. The total number of China mobile Internet users is close to 400 million by the end of the first half in 2012.
According to eMarketer, global digital ad spending will reach $105.02 billion in 2012, among which spend on mobile will be $660 million. Owing to the rapidly developing internet and mobile market, the digital ad spending in Asia-Pacific region is also experiencing rapid growth and will surpass that of North America in 2014. Estimation demonstrates that […]
iResearch, partnering with domob, recently issued the second quarterly mobile app advertising data. According to the report, daily average PV and UV on domob both have steady growth. Advertising impression of Android and iOS gets market share of 60% and 40% respectively. For 2012 Q2, tools, FMCG and e-commerce are the top 3 categories of […]
If you are observing an increase in mobile traffic with high bounce rate, you probably should consider designing a mobile site (if your site is not based on responsive design). If you don’t have a budget for that, you can use this tool from Baidu called Baidu Site App. According to Tencent News, Baidu Site App […]
Mobile IM holds the safe lead among all mobile applications with the usage rate of 86.7%. The usage rates of mobile payment and flight ticket booking are much lower compared with others. But with the enhancement of mobile security, we cannot ignore their potentials to experience growth in the near future. The growth of other […]
China’s mobile ad spending as a percent of online ad spending is far lower than that of South Korea and Japan, according to eMarketer’s report in July 2012.
Tencent launched an apps search engine for Android, “Haina“. It also includes a page for a list of the top android apps. Smartphone shipments in China grew 164% year over year to 33.1 million units in the June quarter, topping the 25 million units sold in the U.S. according to Needham & Company.
Sina Weibo launched a mobile app MeYou, similar to Path with some Weixin/WeChat features. So far, it’s only available for iOS devices.
Alipay announced new mobile payment service to make fund transfer easier. Users can transfer fund via Alipay mobile apps to anyone with a mobile phone number. A confirmation via SMS reply will confirm the payment. If the mobile number is associated with an Alipay account, the payment will be instantaneous.
eMarketer estimates more than 880 million consumers in China will own at least one mobile phone by the end of this year.