Forbes: Cambodia Has Its Own Mobile Payment App, But Will It Catch On Beyond Phnom Penh?
January 17, 2018 — Forbes highlights data from the survey Mobile Phones and Internet Use in Cambodia 2016 in an article, “Cambodia Has Its Own Mobile Payment App, But Will It Catch On Beyond Phnom Penh?”
Infrastructure used to be a challenge in the mountainous and forested countryside, but a fierce coverage war among Cambodia’s telecom operators quickly brought the country to near complete 3G and 4G service, with a 4.5G to come soon. Half the country is using data-enabled smartphones, and although users are more likely to be urban-dwelling and educated, up to 40% of rural residents have smartphones, according to a 2016 survey from The Asia Foundation.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
Asia Foundation and APEC Announce Winner of APEC Digital Prosperity Award
November 10, 2021
The Asia Foundation Selected for Google.org Impact Challenge to Empower Female Stewardship Over Indonesia’s Forest Resources
November 8, 2021
The Asia Foundation Honors Yo-Yo Ma, The Rockefeller Foundation, and Dr. Eun Mee Kim at Annual Leadership Awards
November 4, 2021
Podcast: The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia
October 27, 2021
Leaders on the Frontlines:
Leaders for a Better World
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6PM PT