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Botswana signals fresh digital intent with radio comms regulation

Industry regulator is driving licence regulation via a new online platform.
Andrew Maramwidze
1:40
Sep 13, 2021

Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity

Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
1:30
Aug 31, 2021

Botswana scouts for new mobile wireless services provider

Industry regulator floats tender for spectrum licence.
1:30
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.
3:00

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.
1:20
Aug 3, 2021

BTC fixed broadband deals given official thumbs up

Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority approves new charges to rollout of services by telco.
1:10
Jul 21, 2021

Botswana climbs on ITU’s security index

Country’s industry regulator attributes progress to national cyber security strategy launched in 2020.
1:40
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.
1:10

Botswana: smartphone growth pushes up internet subscription

Market analysts point to widespread smartphone use, especially among the youth.
1:10
Apr 20, 2021

New campaign launched to attract investment in Botswana’s webspace

Industry regulator introduces new .bw domains to boost e-commerce.
2:00
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile number portability shelved in Botswana

Authorities cite the results of a recently conducted mobile operator network readiness assessment study.
1:40
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.