China Issued Stamps on Internet

\"chinaChina officially hooked up to Internet on April 20, 1994, the 77th country to join the worldwide web.By December 2013, it had 618 million Internet users.  In 2011, these netizens spent an average of 18.7 hours online per week, or around 472 billion hours a year.Wireless Internet access via mobile devices also developed rapidly, and now boasts of around 500 million users.The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said local websites grew to 3.23 million by the end of 2009, increasing by 12.3 percent annually.

The set, designed by animation director, Jia Kun, contains four commemorative stamps bearing themes that depict how the Chinese use the Internet: \”online communication,\” \”e-commerce,\” \”mobile connection,\” and \”cloud computing.\”

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