Buy One Laptop Per Child, get One Year Free WiFi for You

Give someone a laptop, get WiFi. Nice.

Techluver reports that T-Mobile USA is partnering with the One Laptop Per Child Project to give individuals a great reason to buy an OLPC laptop: free WiFi:

T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced it is partnering with One Laptop per Child for its Give One Get One initiative. T-Mobile is offering one year of complimentary T-Mobile HotSpot access to people who donate an XO laptop to a child in a developing country through the campaign.

Nice. Self-interest at its very best. This is a Very Good Idea.

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