Concept

Telecommunications in Botswana

Summary
Telecommunications in Botswana include newspapers, radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet. In addition to the government-owned newspaper and national radio network, there is an active, independent press (six weekly newspapers). Foreign publications are sold without restriction in Botswana. Two privately owned radio stations began operations in 1999. Botswana's first national television station, the government-owned Botswana Television (BTV), was launched in July 2000. It began broadcasting with three hours of programming on weekdays and five on weekends, offering news in Setswana and English, entertainment, and sports, with plans to produce 60% of its programming locally. The cellular phone providers Orange and MTN cover most of the country. Radio stations
  • 2 state-owned national radio stations; 3 privately owned radio stations broadcast locally (2007);
  • AM 8, FM 13, shortwave 4 (2001).
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