In the past three years, the country has reduced the price of broadband users by 90% and the unit price of mobile communication users dropped by 83.5%.
The Ministry of industry and Commerce said that this year will further implement various measures to speed up and reduce costs.
During the two sessions of the national conference this year, the Minister of industry and information department, in response to a reporter's question in the "minister channel" of the Great Hall of the people, said that in terms of mobile charges, in addition to the cancellation of the roaming fee for mobile traffic in July 1st, the price of the mobile flow per G per month should be reduced, and the cost of the mobile flow rate by the end of the year was required. It was down 30% over last year.
The latest national consumer price data published by the National Bureau of statistics in May showed that the average consumer price of the national population rose by 2% in 1-5 months compared with the same period last year, while the communication tools and communications services declined by 2.5% and 0.8% over the same period, which was one of the few categories in the main consumption category of the residents.
With the enhancement of infrastructure capabilities and the continuous reduction of network charges, the popularization of users has been accelerated and the volume of business usage has increased significantly. In the first quarter of this year, the nationwide rate of fixed broadband families reached 78.9%, and the popularity rate of mobile broadband users increased to 86.3%. The target of the national "13th Five-Year" plan was completed ahead of time by the two popularity index, and the level of the medium developed countries was gradually reached.
Mobile data service has also penetrated into all aspects of the daily life of the user. The volume of mobile traffic is increasing exponentially. In April 2018, the mobile Internet traffic 3.4GB was used in the month of the month, up 154% compared with the same period last year, and the potential of flow consumption remained high at high speed.
The Ministry official pointed out that the development of China's information and communication industry still faces some problems to be solved. For example, the digital divide still exists; the marketing propaganda of the telecom enterprise needs to be further standardized, there is a one-sided exaggeration or the confusion of preferential margin, and the design of the user's package needs to be perfected, and it is necessary to explore the model of the tariff that is more in line with the demand of the user and strengthen the publicity of the tariff.
In 2018, the Ministry of industry and information, in conjunction with relevant departments and enterprises, organized and implemented "2018 special actions to accelerate the speed reduction of the network and accelerate the development of new kinetic energy of economic development", which will enable the consumers and the whole society to further enjoy the results of the development of information and communication.
The data revealed by the Ministry of industry and information shows that in recent years, the capacity of the network has been increasing, and the enterprises have increased the investment in the network, and the high-speed broadband network is generally covered by the urban and rural areas. As of April, investment in fixed assets was 67 billion 100 million yuan, an increase of 16% over the same period last year. There are 40 million new fiber broadband (FTTH/O) ports in the country, and the telecom universal service is steadily promoted. More than 95% of the administrative villages realize the optical fiber broadband network; the new 4G base station is 120 thousand, the total number is 3 million 400 thousand, and the 4G network covers 95% of the administrative villages and 99% of the population in the country.
In May of this year, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of industry and information jointly issued the "notice on the further promotion of the pilot work of telecom universal service" and organized the 2018 pilot declaration to further accelerate the construction of the 4G network in rural and remote areas to help the Rural Revitalization and poverty alleviation.
Broadband subscriber rate is rising rapidly, broadband users continue to migrate to high speed, fixed and mobile broadband rate keeps rising rapidly. As of April, the proportion of optical fiber broadband subscribers reached 85.6%, and 4G users reached 72.9%.
The first financial reporter learned that many telecom enterprises carry out a new round of free speed increase, the national use of 100M and above broadband users to increase 37 million households, the proportion of 47% in broadband users, Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Chengdu, Zhengzhou and other dozens of cities have begun to provide Gigabit broadband services. In addition, the communication industry standard, the downlink rate configuration requirements for the public fixed broadband access service, has been completed and has entered the batch process. After the implementation of the standard, the user broadband uplink rate will be significantly improved.
According to the "China broadband rate report" issued by the broadband development alliance, the average download rate of our fixed broadband network broke through the 20M mark in the first quarter of 2018, reaching 20.15Mb/s, up 54.9% compared to the same period, and the average downloading rate of mobile broadband users using 4G network access to the Internet reached 19.12Mb/s, up 54.3% from the same period. China's net speed has entered the world's first echelon.
In the construction of wireless network in public places, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hebei and other provinces and cities have built a free wireless internet network with unified authentication access, and Chongqing and other places are pushing forward related work. Preliminary statistics, 550 thousand access point equipment have been deployed in 66 thousand hot spots all over the country. Free internet service is provided for the masses in the administrative service hall, transportation hub, core business circle, tourist attractions, sports cultural venues and other places. This year will also cover more than 8000 new hot areas, which will be provided to users in a wider range. For network access.
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