There will be 78.08 million 3G users in China by the year 2008, according to a report by Analysys International, an Internet-based provider of technology business information.
According to the report, telecoms operators will begin construction of 3G networks and purchase of 3G devices as soon as 3G licenses are issued in China in the second half of this year. 3G mobile communication services will be provided in China in the first half of 2007 while mature 3G commercial applications will be available in the second half of 2007.
The report also predicts that 440,000 users will be using 3G mobile devices by the end of 2006 while half of the new mobile telecom subscribers will be 3G users by 2008, and 3G subscribers will account for 13.7% of the total mobile telecom subscribers in China by then.
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