A new report shows that netizens in China are spending more time than ever online.
The "Report on the Internet Use of Netizens In Chinese Cities In 2006" from CTR Market Research says that the time Chinese netizens spend on the cyberworld per day has increased from 88.2 minutes in 2002 to 137.8 minutes in 2006, an increase of 56% annually.
Business people in particular spent a longer time of 151.2 minutes each day during the year, which shows the Internet has become the most important of their life.
CTR estimates that in 2007, Internet users in China may spend more time online than watching television.
Founded in 1995, CTR Market Research is one of many market research companies operating in China.