Pakistan’s USD20 PC

Quoted from comments in BusinessWeek – "Interconnect
Apr 10, 2008 11:36 AM GMT
Suggest look Pakistan in the Middle East region for tech readiness.
Poor economic condition but a young tech-savy youth purchased
re-furbished Windows XP PC’s outnumber the TV sets in Pakistan, with
each child in family own PC being available locally for $20. Pakistan
excel’s optical fiber network, with most urban rural population of 170
million accessible to broadband internet on fiber, coaxial, or mobile
broadband internet. Despite poor economic conditions, the youth has
benefited with the Digital Divide, and most mobile handsets adhere to
broadband internet. eMail: haroon.rashid@akunet.org"

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