Mumbai, India -- October 28, 2004 --VSNL, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, a member of TATA group of companies and AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), a high-quality, affordable, and easy-to-use, consumer device that will help provide managed Internet access to first time technology users. The PIC will be offered as part of the TATA Indicom Broadband Services.
Based on AMD technology, the PIC has been developed as part of AMD’s global “50x15” initiative of providing affordable Internet and computing capabilities to 50 percent of the world’s population by the year 2015. To help accomplish this goal, AMD has created a global ecosystem of participating companies to develop usable, affordable technologies and make them easily accessible for people in global, high-growth markets to enhance communications and education opportunities. http://www.amd.com/us-en/Corporate/VirtualPressRoom/0,,51_104_543_12605~91659,00.html