5 Amazing Ways Pakistan's Tech Industry has Changed Over the Years
Pakistan is one of the countries with the highest percentage of new tech start-ups and growing interest in technology products. Being a nation of an emerging youth population and over 60% pupils included in the youth, it is no surprise that there is a growing interest in technology and the tech industry. The tech industry of Pakistan has changed in amazing ways over the years.
1- In the past decade, the internet backbone has strengthened in unimaginable ways and the usage and reach of internet has grown to the most remote areas of the country. This has increased the interest and eventually the increase in tech based start-ups with a large number of investors and founder showing interest in growing the tech industry.
2- A major role to the growth of tech industry in the county has been played by media and digital publishers that constantly cover the latest tech news in Pakistan and give a boost to the growing start-ups. These publishers hep increase the reach of start-ups and spread the word via news.
3- The gaming sector has also seen remarkable change over the years and Pakistan has become the country with amazing gaming and production studios. The title animation sequence of Game of Thrones, the world’s most-watched TV series these days, has been produced by Hameed Shaukat, a US-born Pakistani.
4- The tech industry has given a boom to freelancing and Pakistan has become the 3rd biggest bunch of freelancers on freelancer.com. This change is again attributed to the mass usage of internet.
5- The country’s technology sector is fast becoming a hub of high performance business. “What other sectors and countries achieved in 15 to 20 years, Pakistan’s technology scene is poised to achieve in less than a decade.