International-brand laptop demand rises in Myanmar

January 15, 2011 11:04 am 

YANGON, Jan. 14 — Demand of international- brand laptop has risen over a couple of years in Myanmar due to the development of information and communication technology (ICT) and improvement of people's socio-economic life through ICT in the country, an exhibitor of Lenovo company told Xinhua Friday at a special sales exhibition on laptops launched at the Tatmadaw Hall in Yangon.

Other computer accessories of renowned brands such as Lenovo, Acer and Dell are also on display at the exhibition which is aimed at introducing new products of IT companies.

Laptops are kept in touch with younger generations than personal computers (PC) in recent years, the exhibitor said, adding that laptop demand is still to be met.

Attached with IT zone, the four-day exhibition will run until next Monday.

Over 80 pavilions of the special IT zone at the exhibition feature new IT products manufactured with high technology.

ICT exhibitions have been organized to showcase Myanmar's progress in ICT and enable youths in the country to keep up with latest technology around the world.

Earlier this month, Myanmar had launched the 9th Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Week 2011 in Yatanarpon Cyber City in Pyin Oo Lwin on Jan. 8.

The government has been encouraging development of human resources, ICT and research for the advancement of the country.

In December 2007, Myanmar's first largest ICT park, also known as the Yatanarpon Cyber City, was introduced in Pyin Oo Lwin. (PNA/Xinhua) DCT/utb


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