Samsung will Distribute Laptops in the Region

Samsung Electronics announced that it will enter the portable computer market in Latin America in 2009.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Nacion.com publishes: "Denis Estrada, Marketing and Sales chief for Guatemala of Samsung's IT division, explained that while the company produces and distributes these products in other regions of the world with good results, it will be in 2009 when it will finally compete in the Latin American market."

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Laptops and Tablets Market in Central America

January 2017

Between January and September 2016 the countries of the region, as a whole, imported $289 million in laptops, tablets and other portable electronic data processing equipment.

Data from the report "Imports of Laptops and other portable electronic devices for data processing in Central America", compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]

Tender for Computers for $37 million Announced

June 2012

The Honduran government has announced, for June 13, the start of a tender process for the purchase of computers to be distributed in schools.

From a press release by the presidency of Honduras:

The presidential appointee and Minister of the Presidency, Marie Antoinette Guillen has announced that Thursday June 13 will see the start of a tender process for the purchase of computers to be distributed in schools as part of ‘Educatrachos’, also known as "one laptop per child".

Partnership Between Samsung and Honduras Computer Trading

May 2009

This strategic alliance will allow Honduras Computer Trading (HCT) to distribute Samsung MultiXpress Multifunctional Laser Printers.

The new Samsung MultiXpress Multifunctional Laser Printer Model that HCT will distribute in Honduras is a “copier that can scan, print and send faxes with high-performance characteristics."

Quorum opens computer wholesale branch in Costa Rica

May 2008

Venezuela-based Quorum, Latin America's leading computer wholesaler, has launched operations in Costa Rica.

The company is investing an initial US$1.5 million to set up a wholesale distributorship of Intel products. Once it has gained a foothold in the Costa Rican market, however, it aims to add to the brands on offer.

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