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Obec plans to seek even cheaper tablets

Agency will ask Thai bidder to lower price

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  • Writer: Lamphai Intathep & Suchit Leesa-Nguansu
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A committee overseeing the tablet computer auction says it will ask the winning Thai bidder to lower its price for tablets supplied to zone 3 in the second phase of the One Tablet per Child scheme. 

Chinnapat: Ready to bargain today

The committee will hold a meeting today to discuss an appropriate bargaining price for negotiations with Supreme Distribution (Thailand), said Chinnapat Bhumirat, secretary-general of the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec), the agency responsible for procuring the tablets.

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