On April 13, 2000, SINA was listed in NASDAQ, followed by NETEASE and SOHU. In the same year, among other things...
- In November, China Mobile rolled out the Monternet Program
- In January and December, Alibaba received USD 20 million and USD 25 million investment respectively
- On June 22, the first convention of China Internet Media Forum was held
- In June, MIH, a media company from South Africa, acquired 46.5% shares in Tencent
- On January 17, Sohu launched mobile phone short message services (SMS) and Internet companies began to generate revenues via value added telecom services
- On January 1, Beijing Huayi China launched Stone Age, which ignited China's online gaming market
- On December 11, the restructuring program in the telecom industry was approved and the "5+1" structure in the telecom market was created
In early 2001, China Mobile announced that, starting from February 21, the fee for information-on-demand services would include communication fee and information fee...
- On May 17, China Mobile and China Telecom launched GPRS services and Vnet respectively
- On June 16, the fire outbreak at Lan Ji Su Internet Cafe pushed the government to increase efforts to regulate business premises offering Internet access services
- In February, the number of concurrent players of Legend of Mir exceeded 120,000
- In August, Fang Xingdong and Wang Junxiu introduced the concept of "blog" and created blogchina.com
- In 2002, SOHU, SINA, NETEASE and other companies began to develop value-added services
In 2002, China's Internet industry, in stock market terms, gradually completed the bottoming process and was ready to rise...
- On October 14, the price of NETEASE's shares rose to USD 70 per share, making Ding Lei the richest man in China
- In October, qidian.com launched a
- The Sun Zhigang Incident in March resulted in the abolition of the custody and repatriation (C&R) system
- On June 12, eBay acquired EachNet.com
In 2003, the outbreak of SARS brought opportunities for the development of e-commerce, online games and other Internet services...
- The first Red Journey of Computer-Mediated Media in Beijing was launched on September 20
- The first China Computer-Mediated Communication Annual Conference was held in Nanjing on May 21
- Linktone started the second IPO wave on March 4
- Tencent was listed in Hong Kong on June 16
- Alibaba raised USD 82 million on February 27
The year of 2004 was a golden year for Chinese Internet industry. Thanks to the new operational mode with Chinese characteristics...