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Thailand’s education project boosts tablet bloom

The upcoming release of 2 million tablets under Thailand government’s One Tablet per Child project and the proliferation of the device among general consumers are set to beef up the development of mainstream digital educational content as well as the electronic book market in the country.

The country’s digital content and ebook market are expected to surge by five- to 10-fold from THB200 million (USD6.52m) in 2011 to THB1-2 billion this year.

(Source: Bangkok Post)