9.53 mln broadband VOIP in China by 2011

The number of broadband VoIP subscribers in China served by telecom carriers is expected to rapidly expand to 9.53 mln by the end of 2011, up from 720,000 in 2006. Virtual VOiP carriers had 1.1 mln consumer subscribers by the end of 2005, and In-Stat estimates that the number was around 1.23 mln at the end of 2006. Consumer broadband IP telephony subscribers served by VVCs will grow to 12.96 mln by 2011, In-Stat says.