BUSINESS China's telecom capacity expands in H1

BUSINESS

China's telecom capacity expands in H1

Xinhua

11:23, July 30, 2022

BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) - China saw a steady expansion in telecommunications capacity in the first half of this year (H1), data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has shown.

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The total length of fiber optical cables in the country reached about 57.9 million km at the end of June, an increase of 3.03 million km from the end of 2021, according to the ministry.

The number of mobile phone base stations stood at 10.35 million, up 390,000 from the end of last year.

The country had 1.03 billion units of internet broadband access ports as of the end of June, up 16.85 million units from the end of 2021, the ministry's data showed.

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