Latest Telecoms News about Botswana

Botswana Networks to have Billing Platforms Audited

  Botswana's telecoms regulator has been ordered to carry out an audit of the mobile networks to ensure that their billing platforms are carrying out their tasks accurately....

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MTN Denies Reports of Hostile Takeover Bid for Botswana Mobile Network

  South Africa's MTN Group has dismissed speculation that it is interested in raising its stake in its Botswana based subsidiary....

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Vodacom Denies Botswana Investment Rumours

  South Africa based Vodacom has refuted reports that it is in talks to take a stake in Botswana based BeMobile....

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Southern African Governments Accelerate Mobile Access to an Extra 300 Million People

  The Governments of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia have agreed a set of common priorities to accelerate the roll out of mobile broadband in the region, with the view of creating an additional 3.2 million jobs for Sub-Saharan Africa by 2020....

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Botswana Clamps Down on Fake and Unapproved Mobile Phone Sales

  Botswana's telecoms regulator has warned mobile phone dealers that it is clamping down on the sale of counterfeit and uncertified handsets....

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Orange Links Visa Card to Mobile Money Accounts

  Orange has launched a service that links a prepaid Visa debit card to a customer's mobile money account, allowing them to spend their mobile money balance at a conventional retailer....

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Orange Expands Mobile Money Service to Botswanna

  France Telecom-Orange says that its mobile money service, Orange Money, was launched earlier this week in Botswana....

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HP and PING Collaborate on Mobile Health Monitoring to Reduce Malaria

  Healthcare workers in Botswana are being supplied with HP Palm Pre 2 smartphones to collect malaria data, notify the Ministry of Health about outbreaks and tag both data and disease surveillance information with GPS coordinates....

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MTN Abolishes Roaming Charges Across Five Countries

  South Africa based MTN has launched borderless roaming across five countries where it has subsidiaries - Botswana, Rwanda, Uganda, Swaziland and Zambia....

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Double Digit Subscriber Growth in Southern African Mobile Markets

  The mobile communications markets of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have all experienced subscriber growth over ten percent in the last five years. This has created a powerful network effect, which continues to drive market growth, albeit at lower levels....

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