1.11 billion now use 4G in China

The number of people using China’s 4G network hit 1.11 billion by the end of June, according to statistics released by the country’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

Those using 4G make up 73.5 percent of all mobile phone users in China.

In the first half of 2018, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom, China’s three major carriers, made a combined revenue of 476.2 billion yuan ($70.3 billion) from their communication services, up 1.8 percent year on year.

Their combined revenue from mobile data and mobile internet services reached 309.5 billion yuan, a growth of 12.8 percent from the previous year.