engine - 3:26 pm on Jan 15, 2013 (gmt 0)
More Chinese citizens than ever have access to the Internet thanks to mobile technology driving Internet penetration.
According a governmental report released by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), an estimated 51 million new Chinese users accessed the Internet in 2012, bringing the number of online users to 564 million, an increase of ten percent. This, in turn, has boosted the country’s penetration rate by 3.8 percentage points -- reaching 42.1 percent -- since the end of 2011.
China's Online Users Reaches 564 Million, With Three Quarters On Mobile [zdnet.com]