Targets will be targets will be targets, but much like the telecom ministers dream of 500 million Internet connection by 2012, it'll be a pleasant surprise if the One Laptop Per Child initiative is able to reach its target of 3 million laptops in 365 days. I spoke to Satish Jha, President & CEO of OLPC India, who said that for shipping to begin in India, they need to hit the magic number of 1 million XO laptops, and they're counting on support from corporates. "If a country can take 8 million cellular phones a month, they can take 3 million laptops in a year." If only... The OLPC foundation has launched the G1G1 (Give One Get One) initiative in India, as per which, a customer can purchase one laptop, and the OLPC foundation will gift another laptop to a…
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