On March 15, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council, meeting with Chinese and foreign journalists, pointed out that this years Internet speed-up and fee-reduction should be further reduced by 20% on the basis of the past. It is expected that 180 billion yuan of profit will be made to consumers, and he also demanded that it be possible to carry numbers online.
Li Keqiang pointed out that the networks speed-up and cost-reduction has been pushing forward in recent years, which is conducive to the development of consumers and industry. This year we will reduce our fees by another 20% on the basis of the past. I let the parties concerned calculate that they expect to make a profit of 180 billion dollars to consumers.
He also demanded that we should be able to carry the number to the Internet, so that we can force to clean up those unknown packages, let our enterprises improve their services, and promote the upgrading of the industry itself.
On March 5, Li Keqiang, in his report on government work, said that this year, the average broadband tariff of small and medium-sized enterprises will be reduced by 15% and the average tariff of mobile network traffic will be reduced by more than 20%. He implemented number-carrying network transfer throughout the country and standardized the set-up of meals so as to make the cost reduction real and clear to consumers.