Microsoft is eying the launch of 3G in Pakistan as this will provide much needed boost to application development and economic activity in Pakistan. It was said by Kamal Ahmad, Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan.
Application or content is the integral part of 3G services and only a strong collaboration between telecom operators and software companies such as Microsoft can help reap the fruits of 3G in Pakistan.
The software companies are responsible for providing creative and user friendly content which is then distributed by the cellular companies to the end users. Adeel Ahmad further said that, we are highly optimistic because 95% of software usage is being done under the umbrella of Microsoft.
On the development front, Microsoft is already involved with students of different universities in Pakistan. It is holding competitions, seminars where its speakers brief application developers and other students on various aspects of development.