Argentina Targets Computer Illiteracy By Distributing NetbooksOctober 2011 | Company News Alert
The Argentine government has distributed a total of 1.75mn computers through the programme Conectar Igualdad. The scheme aims to deliver netbooks to public secondary school students, special needs students and teacher training institutes, with the aim of distributing another 1.25mn before the end of 2012. BMI welcomes the scheme, which sees Argentina at the top of global rankings for such programmes in terms of scale. By targeting computer illiteracy, it will provide a number of benefits to Argentina's economy in the medium and long term. However, we express concerns over the sustainability of the project in the medium term due to economic limitations.
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