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Stem Computing International is establishing computer laboratories for secondary, tertiary and higher learning institutions. Stem is planning to roll out another 2000 computer laboratory across the country by 2011 under ICT firm's work plan. Stem is planning to upgrade the blue IBM compatible computers and run more programmmes rather than basic windows home edition programmes. Stem is planning to establish 32 such laboratories in the four regions of the country. According to Steven Matsiko, the managing director at Stem, the cost of constructing a laboratories averages between Ush26 million ($14,054) to Ush55 million ($29,729) depending on factors like: design and size.