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COVID's striking impact on Southeast Asia's digital economy

Growth at current pace will make region a global technology giant

| Southeast Asia
A woman uses a smartphone as she travels on a bus in Jakarta: almost all new users connect on their phones.   © Reuters

Stephanie Davis is Google Vice President for Southeast Asia.

The COVID pandemic has accelerated the adoption of technology and the growth of the digital economy everywhere. But its impact in Southeast Asia has been especially striking.

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