At the fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, a river town in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, the latest version of the blue book China Internet Development Report 2018 was released along with the World Internet Development Report, local media is reporting (in Chinese).
According to the newly released reports, the US, China, UK, Singapore, and Sweden are ranked among the top five in terms of internet development.
The nation also boasts its 5G research and development to be one of the most advanced in the world.
4G is entering the mainstream and optical fibers are increasingly common in China.
As of June, the number of fixed broadband subscribers reached 378 million with optical fiber users accounting for 87.5%—the highest in the world.
The report also shows that China has significantly ramped up its network speed.