PC shipments grow 19pc

Published August 4, 2006

ISLAMABAD, Aug 3: Springboard Research, a leading innovator in the IT market research industry, on Thursday announced that Pakistan PC/Server shipments grew 19.1 per cent in Q1 2006 to 128,729 compared to the same quarter of previous year.

The government spending picked up again in the quarter after slowing down in Q4 2005 due to the October 8 earthquake.

The government PC shipments registered growth of 35.3 per cent as compared to Q4 2005 and continued to be the biggest buyer of computers with a 22.4 per cent share, says a press release.

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