Jan. 20, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Mobile Ltd<0941
>, the country's largest telecom operator, announced today that its subscribers increased 5.25 million in December last year to a total of 650 million.
Last month, the company's 3G users increased by 3.21 million, taking the number of 3G users to a total of 51.21 million as of the end of December 2011.
In the whole of 2011, the number of new phone users amounted to 65.55 million.
China Unicom Ltd <600050
>, the country's second largest mobile carrier, said yesterday that it added 3.49 million 3G users last month, more than the 3.38 million added in November 2011. At the end of December 2011, the company's 3G users had reached 40.02 million, and its 2G users had increased to 159.64 million.