By 1963 telephone wire had been laid from Beijing to the , , and , while in turn, provincial capitals and autonomous regions were connected to the administrative seats of the , smaller municipalities and larger.
Under the , they were colonized and as the.
The number of websites had also risen by more than 110,000 to a total of 788,400.
By the end of August 2006, statistics from the Ministry of Information Industry showed that there were more than 437 million mobile phone users in the Chinese mainland, or 327 mobile phones per 1,000 population.
It is to be the first undersea or submarine telecommunications cable that directly links the US with China and the first independent trans-Pacific connection.
Because Chinese viewers often gathered in large groups to watch publicly owned sets, authorities estimated that two-thirds of the nation had access to television.