Phones and telecommunications

Botswana has one of the best phones and telecommunications service in Africa.

There are phones network companies that provide reliable service in Botswana.


telecommunications regulatory authority

Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) is the regulatory authority for telecommunications and broadcasting services in Botswana.


  • Botswana Telecommunications Corporation:- BTC is the first telecommunications service in Botswana. It provides telecommunications service of the office and residential fixed telephone lines, as well as internet service.
  • Bemobile cellular phone network:- is subsidiary to and provides cellular phone service for BTC. Bemobile is the third cellular phone network to register with BTA.
  • Mascom wireless network:- one of the first companies to provide cellular phone network service in Botswana. It surged ahead in establishing itself well in the Botswana market because of its good service and infrastructure that provide a wide coverage in the country, inclusive of the internet service. Mascom is one of the few companies in the country that supports community services including sports.
  • Orange Botswana cellular phone network:- another cellular phone company that came to being in 2003 when it took over from Vista cellular. Orange Botswana provides phone and internet services; and is prominent in supporting community services in the country.

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