China Builds Lead On U.S. With Largest Internet Population

July 25, 2008

China has increased their lead over the United States, as they now have an Internet population of 253 million...Boston (ChattahBox) – China has increased their lead over the United States, as they now have an Internet population of 253 million.

The announcement was made by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

They announced that the total Internet population in China is now at 253 million, a 56% increase in the total Internet population from 2007.

19% of the Chinese population is now online, but they are still way below that of the United States, at 71%.

Out of those 253 million, 214 million of those on the Internet in China use a broadband Internet connection.

Back in 2006, there were 137 million Internet users in China, showing that the number of Internet users in the country continues to grow at a great pace.


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