Uruguay poised to make first governmental OLPC purchase

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 6, 2007 2:04 PM EDT
Linux.com; By Lisa Hoover
Mail this story
Print this story

Uruguay's government this week announced the results of a study indicating that XO computers from the One Laptop Per Child project were a better value for the nation's schoolchildren than Intel's similar offering, the Classmate PC. The next step is likely to be a purchase agreement between OLPC and Uruguay for at least 100,000 laptops. Though nothing has been finalized yet, when asked what needs to happen for formal agreement to occur, OLPC founder Nicholas Negroponte simply says, "business closure."

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, OLPC

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.