China’s online population reaches 477 million

China Daily – – The number of Internet users in China reached 477 million as of end of March while websites registered with the authorities had climbed to 3.82 million as reported by Wang Jianwen, deputy head of the Telecommunications Administration Bureau. The number of people using the Internet in China rose to 457 million at the end of 2010, up 73.3 million from a year earlier, according to an earlier report issued by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

Adding 20 million every three months means that China should end 2011 with 537 million internet users.

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