The speed of Internet access increased 14 times, and the price fell by more than 95%. Tens of millions are already using gigabit internet in China


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According to a study by People’s Daily, average broadband download speeds in China have increased nearly 14 times over the past seven years. As of the end of last year, it was 62.5 Mbps. Since authorities began increasing speeds in 2015 while lowering internet usage fees, China’s average broadband download speed has increased from 4.25 Mbps at the end of 2014 to 62.5 Mbps at the end of 2021. The average tariff per unit of fixed broadband bandwidth and per unit of mobile network traffic has been reduced by more than 95%, and various tariff reduction measures have benefited an...