China's mobile internet users touch 557M

Washington, Jan 04 : The number of mobile internet users in China has reportedly reached to 557 million as of December 2014.

According to Tech Crunch, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) , a government organization, has released its latest report on Internet usage.

The country recorded a growth of 11.4 percent from the previous year.

There are a total of 649 million internet users in the country at present, which follows a five percent increase from last year.

The growth brings China's Internet penetration rate to 47.9 percent, the report added. (ANI)