475 million people in China already use 5G mobile network
China aims that by 2025, the digital economy will account for 10% of gross domestic product (GDP) thanks to 6G connectivity and big data.
The number of 5G mobile network users in China reached 475 million as of the end of July, compared to 120 million users at the end of 2021.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT), China’s information technology and telecommunications industry has continued to grow strongly over the past decade with telecommunications industry revenue rising to 1.47 trillion yuan (about $215.97 billion) in 2021 compared to 2012.
According to MIIT, the number of Internet users in China reached 1.032 billion in 2021, an increase of 83% compared to 2012, while the number of mobile applications reached 2.32 million.