Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital operator, has been recognized as a top innovation performer in the Global Innovation Index 2023, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations.
This recognition is a testament to Jazz’s unwavering commitment to innovation and its exceptional ability to adapt to the evolving needs of its customers in the digital era.
“Customer-centric innovation is not just about meeting needs; it’s about anticipating them. This approach is the driving force behind every breakthrough we make. It’s what sets us apart and leads us forward in this competitive market. Jazz’s transformation from a telecom company to a leading digital operator offering experiences for every minute of the day, from fintech to chat, and entertainment to cloud services, also signifies this approach,” shared Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz.
Pakistan ranks 88th among the 132 economies featured in the GII. Relative to GDP, Pakistan is performing above expectations for its level of development, the index report said.
The GII ranks world economies according to their innovation capabilities. Consisting of roughly 80 indicators and grouped into innovation inputs and outputs, the GII aims to capture the multi-dimensional facets of innovation.
Pakistan ranks fifth among the 10 economies in Central and Southern Asia. Pakistan also ranks 12th among the 37 lower-middle-income-group economies. Pakistan performed better this year in innovation outputs than innovation inputs. It ranked 113th in innovation inputs, lower than last year, and 68th in innovation outputs, higher than last year.
Pakistan produced more innovation outputs relative to its level of innovation investment. It ranked highest in knowledge and technology outputs (69th), creative outputs (70th) and business sophistication (72nd).
Jazz’s success in the Global Innovation Index 2023 reinforces its position as a frontrunner in the telecom industry and affirms its dedication to delivering innovative solutions that meet the ever-changing demands of its customers.