Jul. 25, 2012 (China Knowledge) - The number of 3G users in China increased by 48.04 million to 175 million in the first half of this year, source reported.
From January to June 2012, China Mobile Ltd<0941
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>, the country's second largest telecommunications operator, added 17.51 million 3G users.
Meanwhile, China Telecom Co Ltd<0728
>, the nation's largest fixed-line operator, saw a net addition of 14.67 million 3G users during the six-month period.
As of the end of last month, China Mobile's 3G users amounted to 67.07 million, while China Unicom and China Telecom's 3G users totaled 57.53 million and 50.96 million, respectively.