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MIT's '$100 Laptops' to Go to Pacific Islands

Aug 18, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Bell)

"A small group of internet activists from New Zealand, Australia the Solomon Islands and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) plan to take the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative to the Pacific islands.

"The OLPC scheme is the brainchild of a US non-profit organisation created by MIT Media Lab staff. It hopes to produce a basic laptop, which it calls the XO-1, equipped with a wi-fi connection, for US$100 (NZ$130)..."

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