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Ubuntu ShipIt comes to an end

Apr 05, 2011, 17:22 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gerry Carr)

"It's with some regret that we are announcing the end of the ShipIt Programme and the CD distributor programme.

"When we started ShipIt in 2005 broadband was still a marketing promise even in the most connected parts of the most developed nations. We knew that this represented a significant stumbling block to the adoption of a new technology like Ubuntu. So we invested in making the CDs free and freely delivered to anywhere in the world. Since then we have shipped millions of CDs to every country in the world."

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