Toshiba signs $5bn Dell supply deal

LCD monitors, chips and storage

Toshiba has signed a deal worth up to $5 billion to supply Dell Computer with components for three years.

Under the deal, direct PC seller Dell will buy LCD monitors, chips and storage products on a worldwide basis from Toshiba America Electronics Components - a division of Japanese vendor Toshiba.

The two aim to add more products to the agreement - such as batteries and colour display tubes - at a later date. The deal will initially run for three years, then will be renewable in one-year increments. ®

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