Xinjing News (Reporter Ma Jing) On October 23, the State Council Information Office held a press conference on the development of industrial communications in the first three quarters of 2018. China's broadband access network is evolving toward optical fiber. At the end of September this year, 88% of China's broadband optical fiber subscribers accounted for, which is in a leading position in the world.
According to Wenku, before the special action to speed up the fee reduction, only 10% of China's users used more than 20M broadband at the end of 2014. In September this year, 61% of the users used more than 100M broadband.
According to the White Paper on Broadband Development in China (2018), China's fixed broadband network has stepped into the era of fiber optics in an all-round way. Fiber optic users occupy the first place in the world. After the implementation of the 4G network, they catch up and surpass. The permeability of 4G users has entered the top five in the world. According to Speedtest, in July 2018, China ranked 19th among 133 countries and regions in the world in terms of fixed broadband download rate, 37th among 124 countries and regions in terms of mobile broadband download rate.
In the process of speeding up the reduction of fees, how to let users in rural and remote areas enjoy the dividends of the Internet has attracted much attention from the outside world.
Wenku said that since 2015, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have organized the implementation of universal telecommunications services pilot projects, through the form of central financial subsidies to drive investment in basic telecommunications enterprises, in the three years to carry out three batches of pilot projects. As of mid-October this year, three pilot projects have been basically completed, and the proportion of administrative village-to-village optical fiber has increased from less than 70% to more than 97%.
"This year's pilot project is being fully deployed with the goal of raising the coverage of 4G networks from 95% to 98% by 2020 by three more points. At the same time, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is studying the introduction of large discounts on telecommunications fees for poor households across the country to reduce their economic burden on network use. Hear the library.
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