Source: Beijing Business Daily
Reporter: Tao Feng, Wang Haohao
Beijing Business News On April 2, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, in January-February this year, China's Internet and related services industry revenue and profits have achieved simultaneous growth, and the industry scale continues to expand. Among them, in January-February, China's above-scale Internet and related service enterprises (hereinafter referred to as “Internet companies”) completed business revenue of 149.8 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 10%, but the growth rate dropped 10.4 percentage points over the same period of last year.
In terms of business operations, Internet companies continue to innovate in applications such as online music and video content, travel, life services and public service platforms, driving the steadily expanding Internet revenue. In January-February, the growth of information services slowed down, but the growth of audio and video services was outstanding. The revenue of information services including online music and video, online games, news information and online reading reached 98.74 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 7.7%.
At the same time, Internet platform services are developing rapidly, and life service platforms are growing at a faster rate. In January-February, enterprises with production and service platforms, life service platforms, technology innovation platforms, and public service platforms achieved revenues of 16.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 10.4%.
It is worth mentioning that under the impetus of “Internet +” and the continuous improvement of information levels in various industries, Internet data centers, cloud services, cloud storage and other services as key application infrastructures have achieved rapid growth. In January-February, Internet companies completed related Internet data service revenue growth of 60.6% year-on-year; as of the end of February, the number of deployed servers reached 1.348 million units, an increase of 23.5%.