Posts Tagged ‘trends’

China Internet Population exceed 298 million

Friday, March 27th, 2009

China Internet population now exceeds 238 million according to a BBC article Surge in Chinese internet users. That’s almost the same as the population of the United States. Last year growth was a staggering 41.9% and it looks like the growth is still not pausing for a break.

Wikipedia also has some interesting information,

While much has been publish about the control of content and the restriction of access to certain websites in China, less attention is put on the strain such a big internet population put on the infrastructure and the challenges and opportunities such a large population present.

Data from CNNIC, the China Internet Network Information Center, indicates that the international bandwidth is 640286.67Mbps (about 625Gbps). That’s an average of about 2Kbps per user. Do you feel a little slow accessing international sites from China? Or slow China site from other parts of the world?

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