How This Founder Plans To Revolutionize Education For 3 Billion People
How can a $50 tablet help to bridge the digital divide in countries like Africa & India?
Learn about the world’s cheapest tablet device that aims to revolutionize education for 3 billion people.
Trying to bridge the digital divide by producing world’s cheapest tablet
I don’t care about creating the iPad killer. I care about the 3 billion people who can afford this device.
It’s not only about the tablets – it’s about connectivity.
The company offers wireless access that overcomes “bandwidth limitations of cellular networks by accelerating content delivery by factors of 10x to 30x – resulting in a superior mobile web experience at a lower cost“.
Time will tell, but his company’s efforts seem to be working:
Between January and September of 2013, Datawind sold 431,793 tablets in India, slightly less than Samsung’s 507,140 and well above Apple with 223,902, according to Indian research firm Cyber Media
Co-Founder & CEO, Datawind
Co-Founder & CEO, Datawind
Suneet Singh Tuli is the founder and CEO of DataWind, a company building the world’s cheapest tablet computer ($35).
He has been recognized by Forbes in the global “Impact 15” list as a “classroom revolutionary”, using innovative technologies to reinvent education globally.
DataWind’s tablets have received worldwide attention, as the company executes a vision to empower 3 billion people in emerging countries with computing and internet access. In 2012, DataWind’s tablet computer was launched at the United Nations by the Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon.
With 22 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur, Suneet has previously launched two successful companies that conducted Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on NASDAQ.
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