China Tech News notes that Shenzhen is one of the cities officially allowed to ramp up Internet cafe development.
According to a representative from
the Shenzhen Municipal Cultural Bureau, Shenzhen has been listed as one
of the nine trial cities in China to set up Internet cafe long-term
management mechanisms and been approved to develop a total of 1060 new
You can read all about Beijing’s plans to develop a franchise system for managing and controlling Internet cafes in Jack Linchuan Qiu and Zhou Lining’s "Through the Prism of the Internet Cafe: Managing Access in an Ecology of Games."