MII predicts 440 million wireless users at end 2006

23 May 2006

China’s Ministry of Information Industry (MII) has revealed that it expects the number of mobile phone users to rise to 440 million by the end of the year, while fixed lines will rise to over 380 million. At the end of April 2006 the People’s Republic was home to 416 million wireless subscribers, an increase of 23.21 million on the start of the year.