China’s phone users reach 1.53 bln


BEIJING, Nov 6 – China’s phone users numbered 1.53 billion at the end of September, including 1.27 billion mobile phone users, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Wednesday.

Mobile broadband subscribers reached 525 million at the end of September, including 43.06 million 4G mobile broadband subscribers.

Broadband through fixed-lines reached 200 million households at the end of September.

About 92 percent of villages have accesses to broadband, according to the ministry.