Sunday, February 19, 2012

China to overtake on Net.

    ABIX via COMTEX) -- Nielsen/NetRatings has released the results of its latest research on Internet usage. The countries with the most number of home Internet connections are the US with 166 million users, China with 56.6 million, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. Despite China ranking second, having recently passed Japan, only 5.5% of its homes are connected to the Internet, and Nielsen/NetRatings predicts it will be the world's biggest market within four years. Its two biggest obstacles are that only about 34% of homes have fixed telephone lines and the government exercises strict controls.

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