A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP
A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP

China internet services struggle to recover from Covid-19 as country’s internet users reach 940 million

  • The Covid-19 pandemic pushed more rural residents online, helping close the gap with urban areas
  • Online entertainment such as live-streaming and short video services continue to grow, while ride-hailing and food delivery enterprises struggle

Topic |   Internet
A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP
A man and a woman wearing face masks use their mobile phone as they walk in a subway station in Beijing on March 11. Picture: AFP
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