A passenger pays for her taxi ride by mobile payment in Shenzhen, southern China. Chinese consumers spend 50 times more on mobile payments than their American counterparts. Photo: May Tse 

Behind the great firewall, China’s internet is thriving – even in rural areas

Even with more than 772 million internet users, China’s internet penetration of 55.8 per cent among the lowest in G20 countries – but that could be about to change as rural China becomes the next battleground for the online revolution

Topic |   Internet

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A passenger pays for her taxi ride by mobile payment in Shenzhen, southern China. Chinese consumers spend 50 times more on mobile payments than their American counterparts. Photo: May Tse 
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