3G.cn is a site just like Facebook or Twitter: the number of users
increases at an astonishing speed. Its immeasurable market value has become a
magnet, continuously attracting venture capital companies like IDG. 3G.cn has
been a leader in
"The core of the Internet is not the computer, but the mobile phone, and
the largest mobile Internet market is none other than
Ever since 3G licenses began to be issued in
At least 70% of these mobile phone users are visiting or have visited
3G.cn. This mobile internet company, called a combination of Sina.com.cn and
Just like Sina.com.cn, 3G.cn is a mobile Internet portal with over 70 channels, the most popular of which are News & Information, Entertainment Gossip, and Live Sports Games. The total number of hits on the homepage alone doubles that of the entire US population.
Meanwhile, similar to QQ and
However, before the launch of 3G.cn, there had been no mobile Internet
site in any real sense in
All of this started with the dreams of two young men,
According to statistics published by CNNIC, the number of users surfing on the Internet via mobile phones reached 155 million in June of 2009, increasing 32.1% over the course of six months. With the dawn of the 3G era, the number of mobile users surfing the Internet will grow by leaps and bounds.
"It is not simply a copy of the Internet. The mobile Internet is tailored
to the needs and demands of mobile phone users. It is open and free, and it
will surpass the Internet soon,"
Ambition of "the Chinese Google"
Interestingly, this young company does not want to be a mobile version of
This brings to mind the battle between Yahoo, then search engine giant, and Google. The later focused on its search engine, while the former started from its search engine and expanded to sports, finance, entertainment, e-commerce, instant messaging and email service. Ten years later, Yahoo only has 20% of the internet search market, and Google has become the most profitable internet company in existence.
This seems to be a lesson in the meaning of "focus."
The biggest difference between 3G.cn and other dotcom companies is that 3G.cn is devoted to the mobile Internet and mobile phone users.
The ambition of 3G.cn can be witnessed in GO, a mobile browser it launched
recently. It was developed exclusively for
"It is our wish to ensure that every person can have his own mobile Internet browser, one that in addition to coming in personalized colors and with various functions, can also reflect each user's individual personalities and moods," said Mr. Deng. 3G.cn is committed to exceptional quality, even with such simple features as an alarm clock in the browser.
Deng and Zhang have jokingly called themselves "the mobile phone
generation." Deng spends over ten hours on his mobile phone everyday, going
through several batteries. Both Deng and Zhang believe the future of
Deng cannot agree more with Google's predictions for the next decade of the mobile phone: that the mobile phone will be a megaphone for sending messages all over the world. Mobile phones can send pictures, emails, text messages, Twitter messages and blog entries. When all mobile users do so, all people on this planet will be able to share their experiences with one another in real time.
It is very clear that the mobile Internet is developing in that direction. This tiny portable device, used mainly for talking, is the key to changing the world.