By end of June 2006 around 123 million people had been in internet, 2 of 3 using broadband access. That’s still only 10% of overall population in China (around 1.3 billion people) – but if you look at the numbers, the market is growing and growing. According to a report China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has presented today the number raised by 20% compared to last year! The usage of broadband access has raised by 45% – for sure a result of China Telecom’s enormous invests in new network infrastructure.
Internet shopping got more and more popular as well: 30 millions practice online shopping. That’s an increase by 50%. And around 25 million chinese people use internet for searching new jobs. At this point 28 millions have already started their own blog!