China Aims for 150 Million 3G Subscribers by 2011

China Will Have Over 400,000 Base Stations In the Next Year

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BEIJING ( -- China aims to have 150 million 3G mobile subscribers by 2011, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. China had 16.06 million 3G users in February 2010.

The government and China's mobile phone service providers will spend $58.6 billion in the next year to increase the number of 3G base stations to 400,000.

China also plans to invest $22 billion in the country's broadband network by 2014. By then China's broadband user base of 346 million will have grown by another 50 million people.

Source: China Economic Review

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