[digitimes] The user base of 3G mobile communication service in China has been steadily growing, with the number of subscribers increasing by 1.52 million in February 2010 to 16.06 million, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on March 29.
China Mobile Communications, China Telecom and China United Telecommunications (China Unicom) are the only three 3G mobile telecom carriers in the country.
February 2010 Subscribers
Operator Increase Total Standard Cities
China Mobile 790 6.86 TD-SCDMA 238
China Telecom 320 5.14 CDMA2000 342
China Unicom 410 4.06 WCDMA 335
China market: 3G user base in steady growth