Chinese media has reported that the country now has more people connected to the web than there are people in United States.
The reports claim that China now has 338 million web users.
China is already the largest market in terms of people connected to the internet.
They are likely to extend their lead with the upcoming launch of 3G services in the market.
Mobile internet access would further boost the availability of the web in the country.
China however also remains one of the most locked country in terms of net neutrality.
Government controls which sites can be accessed by the people in the country.
Popular sites are blocked randomly based on trivial issues.