May 03, 2012
Egyptian government supplies 10K tablet PCs to students
According to a report by ahramonline the online English publication for AL Ahram newspaper, the Egyptian government signed an agreement to provide 10,000 locally manufactured tablet PCs to university students.
Announcement of this agreement was made during proceedings of CairoICT, the largest ICT conference held in
Providing university students with tools to excel in order to widen their horizons by engaging technology is something great! However, no details were released about this agreement. No one knows who the manufacturer of these tablet PCs is, nor do we have any specs about the tablet itself or even how much it will cost! As far as recipients of these tablet PCs, that’s vague as well, as no criteria of selection was announced. Are they going to give out these tablet PCs for free and according to certain merits that students have or will they be offered at a subsidized price for any to pickup as
Khaled noted that distribution of PCs will help “technological excellence” in university education and also give encouragement of
Updated: May 03, 2012 11:31 AM