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Botswana’s has announced plans to get senior secondary schools ready for e-learning during the 2021/22 financial year. The country’s Minister of Basic Education, Fidelis Molao told parliament that the government has partnered with various stakeholders, including the Botswana Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) and the Universal Access and Service Fund, to build and supply ICT infrastructure to...

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Botswana’s Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) has issued a warning over the increase in cybercrime, specifically that which is related to virtual assets including cryptocurrency and illegal online investment schemes. The warning comes on the backdrop of FIA’s analysis of financial disclosures filed by specified parties, information from open sources and law enforcement partners. According to...

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The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has approved a reduction to charges for fixed broadband internet services offered by Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC). BTC, a listed company, is on a closed period pending their annual results for the year ended March 2020. However, in its cautionary statement to shareholders issued on this bourse recently, the...

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Mobile operator Mascom Wireless has unveiled new products and services as part of a strategy to dominate Botswana’s growing ICT and telecommunications markets. Mascom Wireless CEO Dzene Makhwade-Seboni confidently stated the company’s intention: “Mascom is committed to providing innovative and exciting products and services with a sharp focus to ensure it retains the number one...

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The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has attributed the country’s improvement in cyber security to the national cyber security strategy launched last year. Aaron Nyelesi, Director, Broadcasting and Corporate Communications, said the strategy has improved Botswana’s ranking on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI). The Index has ranked Botswana 12th out...

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Mobile operator Orange Botswana has launched a new TD-LTE network to provide fixed-wireless connectivity for home and business users. The Konnecta Max service includes three tiers of pre-paid and post-paid offers and is available to customers in 22 towns across the country. The cellco already uses its FDD 4G network to provide access for home users. Orange Botswana CEO Dr...

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Botswana’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Thulaganyo Segokgo, has announced that plans to implement mobile number portability (MNP) have been abandoned after more than six years of preparation. A report from Mmegi says the Minister has told Parliament that the initiative would not proceed as an operator network readiness assessment study had shown that it...