How robust is the tech sector in the Palestinian territories?


While the UAE has had tech-successes like Cobone, US IT firm Cisco predicts the Palestinian territories are on the brink of becoming "the next high-tech global hotspot".

In the past five years the communications sector has grown from an almost non-existent base to more than 5% of the Palestinian territories' economic output.

But with regional instability and an oversupply of highly skilled graduates, is the sector robust enough to keep everybody happy?

Howard Johnson reports from Ramallah

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.