China tops the world with 376 million mobile phone subscribers – AFP

Capt.Sge.Cts01.061105160451.Photo00.Photo.Default-251X384 From AFP, viaYahoo! News:

The number of mobile phone subscribers in China reached 376 million at the end of September, state media in Beijing have revealed.

At the end of 2004 there were 25.7 mobile phones for every 100 Chinese, which exceeded the world’s average figure, statistics released at the 2005 China Mobile Telecommunications Terminal Development Forum showed, according to the Xinhua news agency Sunday.

The number of mobile phone subscribers in China is predicted to top 380 million by the end of this year and rise to 520 million by 2008 and 600 million by 2010, according to Xinhua.


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