AMD teams up with Telmex to provide affordable internet connectivity throughout Mexico
- Telmex Internet Box is affordable, easy-to-use solution for citizens of Mexico -
Sunnyvale, Calif. - July 31, 2006 - Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) today announced nationwide availability of the Telmex Internet Box Personal Internet Communicator (PIC) for citizens across Mexico. Developed by AMD, the Telmex Internet Box provides an increasingly broad range of customers with a complete Internet experience, including hardware, software, Internet service and support.
"Telmex is committed to bringing technology to the social sectors of Mexico with the highest needs," said Andres Vazquez del Mercado, director of Marketing, Telmex. "Together with AMD, the Telmex Internet Box not only offers an easy to use and maintain solution for first time Internet users, but also is priced affordably to eliminate the economic barrier that has previously prevented many of our citizens from getting online."
As the leading telecommunications provider in Mexico, Telmex has played an instrumental role in providing connectivity to more than 16 percent of the country's population. The Telmex Internet Box is available for purchase in Telmex shops all over Mexico and contains the PIC, a monitor, mouse and keyboard. The device comes preloaded with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation viewer, e-mail, media player (photos, music and video), and instant messaging software. READ MORE...