One Laptop Per Child Sends PCs to Production

1 Comment » July 25th, 2007 posted by // Categories: Favorite Articles

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Monday moved a step closer to providing low-cost laptops to children in developing nations by giving the go-ahead to the mass production of its XO laptop. However, the computers are expected to be out in October, one month later than originally planned.

Right now the OLPC prices are at US$176 per laptop, with the price expected to go down to $100 sometime next year, according to a public relations spokesman for the project. There will be 3 million laptops available in October and they will be distributed to children by the governments of participating countries, which to date include: Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Greece, Libya, Nigeria…

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One Response to “One Laptop Per Child Sends PCs to Production”

  1. MoAl says:

    One Laptop Per Child is a terrific iniative that I hope turns out to be a success in many countries, including Nigeria … to read more: , amongst

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