As of the end of 2013, the province had 23,431km long-distance optical cable lines. The number of bureau-used switchboards hit 9.038 million; the number of fixed-line telephone subscribers hit 5.79 million, including 4.393 million urban telephone subscribers and 1.397 million rural telephone subscribers, and the penetration rate of fixed-line telephones hit 21.4 fixed-line telephones per person. The number of mobile phone users hit 23.721 million and the penetration rate of mobile phone users hit 87.9 mobile phones per person, growing 5.1%. The number of Internet broadband access users hit 3.796 million, growing 3.9%.
(Updated to July 16, 2015)