A new report by Zpryme shows that the top three China telecoms showed total number of mobile subscribers reached 963.68 million in November, with Zpryme anticipating 1,087 million mobile subscribers in 2012; dwarfing the United States with 234 million.
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Austin, TX - (Zpryme) – 12/22/11 – Data from the country’s three telecom operators showed the total number of China mobile subscribers reached 963.68 million in November, with Zpryme anticipating 1,087 million mobile subscribers in 2012; dwarfing the United States with 234 million. “The mobile boom China is currently experiencing is only the beginning, domestic mobile subscribers and especially the app market is far from mature”, Jason S. Rodriguez, Zpryme CEO and Director of Research. In Zpryme's new report, China’s Mobile Boom, an area that has profited from remarkable growth is the mobile phone industry.
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As of November 2011, 964 million people subscribed to a mobile phone in China. “With companies China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom leading the way, Zpryme predicts that this trend will continue with 1,087 million mobile subscribers by the end of ’12”, Wayman Jones, Sr. Research Analyst at Zpryme explained. This has allowed China to surpass other countries like the United States to become the largest mobile phone market on the planet. In addition, many Chinese citizens utilize their mobile phones for a majority of their Internet search needs.
By the end of 2011 Zpryme projects China will have 975 million mobile subscribers. Further, 126 million or 12.9% of mobile subscribers will be using a 3G network by the end of 2011. In 2012, China total mobile subscribers will increase to 1.09 billion. Total 3G subscribers will reach 315 million and account for 29.0% of all mobile subscribers. That said, 2012 will be the year of 4G network rollout throughout China.
Zpryme findings from the China’s Mobile Boom report:
- 1,087 million total China mobile subscribers in 2012
- 315 million total China 3G mobile subscribers in 2012
- China’s total mobile subscriber market share (as of November 2011): China Mobile 67%, China Unicom 20%, China Telecom 13%
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