The number of Internet users in China reached 688 million in 2015, meaning that about 50.3% of the country’s population is now online, Tech In Asia reported, citing new figures from the China Internet Network Information Center. Mobile web users rose to 620 million, accounting for 90.1% of all web users and marking a record high. The figures showed mainland Internet users had nearly doubled in number over the past six years, while the number of people also or exclusively going online via mobile phone has more than doubled since 2010 thanks to a boom in cheap, domestically manufactured smartphones.
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