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Tuesday, February 08, 2005

100$PC's & Multiplier Effect On IT, Communication Landscape

We recently covered Negroponte's initiative to make the laptops to become more common than mobile phones but conceded this was ambitious. "Nokia make 200 million cell phones a year, so for us to claim we're going to make 200 million laptops is a big number, but we're not talking about doing it in three or five years, we're talking about months." Telecocalypse adds, given a bit of cheap connectivity,there can be 200m VoIP terminals. Sitty-talkies instead of walkie-talkies. windowsitpro reports Commercial providers may be ready to pay for an icon in the desktop. The more smart nodes at the network edge, the better.Given falling sales and margins, PC makers need all the money they can get, and adding icons for third-party applications and utilities might prove to be a simple way to improve earnings per PC. Metcalfe,increased internet usage and broadband penetration shall ensure that there is a multiplier effect that would be felt on account of this address the bottom of the pyramid segment with so much focus.

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