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Number of Fixed Lines in China

Source: World Bank
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2021

Number of fixed lines reached 182 mil in 2018 in China, according to World Bank. This is 4.60 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, number of fixed lines in China reached an all time high of 368 mil in 2006 and an all time low of 1.69 mil in 1975. When compared to China's main peers, number of fixed lines in India amounted to 21.9 mil, 63.4 mil in Japan, 32.0 mil in Russia and 117 mil in USA in 2018.

China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of number of fixed lines.

Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange.


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