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InfoWorld.NL: One Million OLPC Laptop Orders Confirmed

Feb 15, 2007, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Nystedt)

"Quanta Computer Inc., the world's largest contract laptop PC manufacturer, already has confirmed orders for one million notebook PCs for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, a company representative said Thursday.

"The OLPC project is aimed at ensuring children around the world don't miss out on learning how to use computers. The fear is that the high cost of computers is keeping too many people in developing countries from learning how the software, Internet and communications benefits of computing can improve their economies, job prospects and lives, a conundrum commonly referred to as the digital divide..."

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