What comes to your mind when you think about Philippines? The most probably you might be thinking about charming islands, coastal beauty, and natural attraction of this nation which is comprised of more than 7,000 islands.
This country has been famous for its natural attractions for many years. Now it is getting famous for something different and that is technology. People in this country are getting more active on social media platforms than any other country in the world. Approximately 86% Filipinos used the opera browser to access the social networking sites. That is much larger than any other country in the world. The Filipinos are actively participating in online activities to prove their tech expertise.
Continue reading and we shall reveal why the Philippines is more active in technology.
Increased use of mobile phones:
Just like people in other countries, the users at the Philippines are also tempted by the features of modern mobile phones. According to the report presented by Opera, the page views in this country increased up to 62% this year. It means every Filipino user open up to 636 pages on the Opera Mini browser every month.
A recent report shows that half of overall Opera Mini browser users in Philipines have a smartphone. Opera Mini has observed it because most of the Filipinos use this browser on a daily basis. The smartphone adoption rate in this country is much higher than any other progressing country. It was 41% in June 2014 and then it was 55% in June 2015.
All the local smartphone brands and retailers are trying to lure more buyers by offering affordable and impressive smartphones. The data of the Opera Mini users show that Cherry Mobile is quickly reducing the market share for Samsung. Some other brands like MyPhone are also performing well in comparison to other brands. So, it means Filipinos have no issue in adopting new phones for much better features of the new age.
New people with better education interested in the technology
The number of smartphone users and internet users is increased very rapidly within the last few years. Now the young Filipinos have everything they needed to prove their dominance in the technical field. The startups are moving towards this country because it has a huge workforce of young people. The tech giants and startups would be interested in establishing their office in a flexible and relaxing location. It may sound weird but many tech companies are already active here and doing a great business with the help of Filipino tech geniuses.
New startups are backed by the Philipines government
The Philipines government recognized how quickly the citizens are adopting new technologies and devices. In addition, the growing number of startups and business ideas is forcing the Filipino government to offer what the tech geniuses need. The pioneer tech geniuses in this country have everything they need to make their dreams come true. So, they are doing what they need to do for making a huge profit. Therefore, the number of Filipino tech experts is increasing very rapidly.