Chips Anyone

Chipmaker Intel says it is helping local PC assemblers put together laptop computers and improve assembly standards. Chipmaker Intel says it is helping local PC assemblers put together laptop computers and improve assembly standards. Intel officials say growth in mobile computing is higher than desktop PCs in both technologically advanced and developing countries.

Low PC penetration in Sri Lanka means the desktop PC market also has very high growth potential especially with the government initiative to propagate information access in rural areas.

Intel is posting an average 30 percent growth annually in the island, selling an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 processors each month.

High end graphics and multimedia PCs are estimated to makeup 20 percent of new computers sold.

Intel’s Director Sales South Asia G B Kumar says the chipmaker is not worried about competition, but was instead focused on growing the market itself.

Kumar says keeping the market up-to-date with the latest technology and constant interaction and knowledge sharing with its channel partners was helping them keep ahead of comp