The speed of Internet access increased 14 times, and the price fell by more than 95%. Tens of millions are already using gigabit internet in China
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The speed of Internet access increased 14 times, and the price fell by more than 95%. Tens of millions are already using gigabit internet in China

People’s Daily found that China’s average broadband download speed has increased almost 14 times in the last seven years. It was at 62.5 Mbps as of the end last year.

China’s average broadband download speed has increased significantly since 2015, when authorities started increasing speeds and lowering internet usage fees. It is now at 62.5 Mbps as of the end 2021.

The average tariff per unit fixed broadband bandwidth has been cut by over 95% and mobile network traffic rates have seen a reduction of nearly 1 billion users annually. The total profit reached over $100 billion.

Zhang Yunming (Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology) stated at the China Computing Conference 2022, that the infrastructure for computing continues to consolidate with the fastest growing fiber network in the world exceeding 30%.

At the end of June 2022 the number of China’s 5G base stations had reached 1.854million units. There are more than 450 million 5G-enabled smartphone users. All prefecture-level cities have optical network cities. The number of gigabit Internet users is now greater than 61 million. A year ago, there were 14,000,000 people.

The speed of Internet access increased 14 times, and the price fell by more than 95%. Tens of millions are already using gigabit internet in China
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