Botswana Telecommunications Limited has upgraded its broadband and mobile internet services and reduced prices for the services.
Company managing director, Paul Taylor said in a statement released in Gaborone that the company wants to become a fixed and mobile and converged telecoms operator.
The upgrade means customers will be able to have internet access anywhere in the country including remote areas. Botswana Telecom has also introduced a conference call service for the business sector, Taylor added. Through this facility, customers will be allowed to join in a conference call from their mobile phones or fixed lines and connect with multiple users, he said.
The company’s network is composed of an all-digital microwave and fibre optic system with digital exchanges at the main centres, provides a high quality service. The current network comprises 7 300 kilometers of microwave radio and fibre optic links between 12 main processors, each serving a specific area of the country.