Peru Contracts 260,000 OLPC Laptops

We’ve finally got some good news for the OLPC charity, with Peru contracting 260,000 of the $188 laptops. According to C|Net:

One month after the One Laptop Per Child charity went into mass production with its $188 laptop, the Peruvian government has signed a contract to purchase 260,000 units. Nicholas Negroponte, an MIT professor and founder of the project, announced the deal on Saturday. He also revealed that Mexican billionaire and longtime friend, Carlos Slim, had ordered 50,000 units for distribution in Mexico.

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