February 1, 2016
By the end of 2015, the number of subscribers to mobile communications services in China reached 547.29 million, an 18.7% increase on the previous year. This number accounts for 41.6% of China’s population.
Subscriber numbers grew 1.47% in December alone; a month which also saw 57.02 billon text messages sent, an average of 3.39 messages per user every day.
The number of subscribers to fixed telecommunication networks in China at the end of 2015 was 365.45 million.