How China’s Covid-19 travel restrictions gave a big boost to online services during Lunar New Year

By South China Morning Post1 day ago

Travel restrictions during the Lunar New Year did not stop Chinese people from engaging in many of the traditional festivities associated with the holiday, but they ended up doing most of them online after the government encouraged people to stay put during the week-long break to avoid a resurgence of Covid-19.Mobile internet traffic during the Lunar New Year holiday week, which ran from February 11-17 in mainland China, grew 23.4 per cent compared with the same holiday period last year,…

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