[Olpc-za] OLPC Give Many pricing reduced
morgan.collett at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 02:15:27 EST 2008
On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 09:04, Marco Rosa <marcorosa at mweb.co.za> wrote:
> I have a contact through MTN who may be able to help with the wireless
> certification but I have a few questions:
> Why do we need wireless certification if the XO's are not going to be
> directly connecting to a 3G network?
It's not for 3G, just for wifi. Some countries need certification - I
have no idea about South Africa. OLPC said that is the major issue to
resolve before they can ship here commercially. It might not be purely
The XO has CE mark, FCC certification and Underwriters Labs (UL).
> In the message from Jeff there is a calculation for 100 XO's. Why x 400?
Perhaps he has a school in mind with 400 kids.
> Which Rotary club is looking to sponsor a deployment? In what area?
> Any news on the setting up up of a formal OLPC structure is SA yet?
No news, but I'll try to get input from Larry Weber.
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