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Smartmatic wins CF card, modem contracts

Despite the alleged snafus of the 2010 elections, Smartmatic–Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. has won the bidding for a P45.2-million contract to supply compact flash (CF) cards for the May 13 elections.

Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. informed Smartmatic Thursday that it had been awarded the contract to supply 82,200 CF card units to be used by the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines during the polls.

A week before the 2010 presidential elections, the Comelec had to replace the CF cards that Smartmatic had provided after some of them led some PCOS machines to malfunction.

Brillantes also informed Smartmatic that it won the bidding to supply 15,000 units of modems that would be used to electronically transmit the results of the elections. The project cost is P154.6 million.

Smartmatic also won the contract, worth P486.5 million to electronically transmit the election results, Brillantes said. Philip C. Tubeza

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Tags: 2013 midterm elections , bidding , Comelec , contracts , Government , Smartmatic

  • where_I_stand

    Lutong macau.

  • Albert Einstien

    yung whistle blower ng 2010 elections sabi nya bilyon bilyon  ang budget sa dayaan…maliit lang yan 154 million..me nagbayad nga daw ng 1.7 bilon para manalo…DAPAT ang simbahan ITULOY na nila yun pag-papa DETAILED audit sa cf cards, modems at PCOS at  massive na dayaan daw sa 2010 elections…….lol

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3QGG5QHBLRMZTIYWUFURY6J2E Night

    mukang landslide ang LP neto sa election…..

    ipa audit na yan sa mga IT experts….. duda na talaga ako diiyan sa SMARTMATIC na yan…. si Teddy Boy Locsin ang nag luto para manalo ang mga LP noong 2010

  • disqusted0fu

    The administration is currently taking over vote-rich provinces and has now taken over the PCOS machines. It looks like its going to be a guaranteed win for LP and Akbayan.

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