27 April 2010

Most young Chinese use mobiles to get online: survey

(AFP) – Most young Chinese use mobile phones to access the Internet as these are cheaper and easier to obtain than desktop computers. About three-quarters of China's 195 million web users under the age of 25 - roughly half of its world-leading online population - surfed the Internet using a mobile in 2009, up from 50 percent from a year ago. The finding marked the first time that mobile phones emerged as the top platform for web use among China's youth, according to the poll by the China Internet Network Information Centre.