Botswana signals fresh digital intent with radio comms regulation

Industry regulator is driving licence regulation via a new online platform.
Andrew Maramwidze
Sep 13, 2021

Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity

Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
Aug 31, 2021

Botswana scouts for new mobile wireless services provider

Industry regulator floats tender for spectrum licence.
Aug 20, 2021

Botswana intros mobile device verification guidelines to stamp out fraud

Regulation an effort to eliminate counterfeit product and block access to networks on fake devices.

Why fixed wireless access can bridge Africa’s digital divide

Technology meets much of the criteria for affordable broadband connectivity, according to technologists and industry regulators.
Aug 3, 2021

BTC fixed broadband deals given official thumbs up

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority approves new charges to rollout of services by telco.
Jul 21, 2021

Botswana climbs on ITU’s security index

Country’s industry regulator attributes progress to national cyber security strategy launched in 2020.
May 19, 2021

Botswana vocal on local preference as it floats ICT services tender

Youth-owned ventures can purchase ITT at 50% of purchase price, according to industry regulator.

Botswana: smartphone growth pushes up internet subscription

Market analysts point to widespread smartphone use, especially among the youth.
Apr 20, 2021

New campaign launched to attract investment in Botswana’s webspace

Industry regulator introduces new .bw domains to boost e-commerce.
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile number portability shelved in Botswana

Authorities cite the results of a recently conducted mobile operator network readiness assessment study.
Jul 18, 2017

Namibia edges closer to telco tariff limits

Discussions over price caps on services continue between industry and authorities ahead of January 2018 deadline.