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China closing in on US for highest number of Web-users

July 19, 2007

BEIJING (AFP) – China looks set to overtake the United States as the world’s biggest user of the Internet after its numbers online hit 162 million, according to a government report seen Thursday.

As of June 30, there were 122 million Chinese connected via broadband and another 40 million who regularly log on using dial-up or mobile phones, according to the report by the government-controlled China Internet Network Information Center.

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