Featured Articles

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel has released a 3G cellular modem with an integrated power amplifier that fits into a 300 mm2 footprint, claiming it…

More...
Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

It's not all rosy in the house of Intel. It seems that upcoming Atom out-of-order cores might be giving this semiconductor…

More...
TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC will start producing 16nm wafers in the first quarter of 2015. Sometime in the second quarter production should ramp up…

More...
Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S is the ‘tock’ of the Haswell architecture and despite being delayed from the original plan, this desktop part is scheduled…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:26

Intel looks to Indonesia for bailout

Written by Nick Farrell



The unusual developing market


Desktop and laptop sales to millions of first-time computer buyers in Indonesia are helping save Intel's bottom line. According to the Wall Street Journal sales of desktops and laptops that use Intel’s chips are expected to surge in Southeast Asia’s largest economy. The country is seeing its average income go up and enable more people to buy computers.

While Chipzilla has been struggling in more-developed markets, it seems that Indonesia is rocketing. The company’s Indonesian sales might climb more than 20% this year, said Uday Marty, Intel’s Singapore-based managing director of Southeast Asia.
And with fewer than one in 10 Indonesians owning computers, there is a lot of room to continue growing at that rate, he said.

The country has 240 million people and more than 50 per cent are less than 30 years old. This means they are more likely to buy computers once they can afford them.

More here.

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments