They have served as crucibles for the country’s online culture and as schools and sanctuaries for its marginalized migrant workers. But according to a new report from the Ministry of Culture, China’s Internet cafés...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 25, 2009
From the New York Times: Chinese broadband users above the age of 13 number 286 million, nearly double that of the U.S. broadband population, says a new report from market analysts Netpop Research. In five years, Netpop...
by Xiao Qiang | May 5, 2005
From The Industry Standard: China will have more broadband Internet access subscribers than the U.S. by the end of the year, if the number of subscribers to broadband Internet access services continues to grow at current rates, according to figures published Monday by market analyst Point Topic Ltd. of London. At the end of December, […]
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 10, 2004
From China Economic Net: “China may overtake the United States as the world’s largest broadband Internet market due to strong demand. A recent report by the UN’s International Telecommunications Union said in 2004, the United States had over 25 million broadband subscribers, while China has already added 11 million new users in 2003 to reach […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 5, 2004
“Broadband Internet access dominated the market in Beijing, as 63.8 percent of Beijing homes had access to Internet through broadband network. …… There are 10 million broadband Internet subscribers in China by the end of 2003, and the figure is expected to surge to 60 million ones by 2007. ” Please click here for the […]
by Miriam Lueck | Mar 8, 2004
“KT Corp, South Korea’s biggest telecommunications company, said on Monday that it has signed a contract with a Chinese Internet firm to supply network management equipment for the expansion of broadband Internet services in China. “After the export of its hardware is complete, KT then will install the equipment in the northern part of China […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 8, 2004
The BBC reports today: “China is the world’s fastest-growing internet market, with 80 million online, more than the number of members of the country’s ruling Communist Party. Riding the boom is dangdang.com, the company hoping to become China’s version of the hugely popular amazon.com website in the West.” Read the full report here. See the […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 4, 2004
“China’s government keeps watch over the Internet and blocks controversial websites. But some Chinese webusers won’t be deterred. They’re surfing past Beijing censors with help from the outside. The World’s technology correspondent Clark Boyd tells how some Chinese are hacking through the great firewall of China. ” Listen to the audio report here. Scroll down […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”