Botswana adds 24,000 mobile subscribers in four months

Thursday 2 December 2010 | 22:32 CET | News
Mobile operators in Botswana added 24,000 new subscribers over the past four months, reports Mmegi newspaper. This increase could be attributed to almost 600,000 SIM cards being deactivated by the regulator after a deadline of 31 January 2010 for customer registration, forcing many customers to buy new Sim cards. Data from the Botswana Telecoms Authority (BTA) shows that Mascom Wireless accounted for 57 percent or 1.35 million subscribers at end-March, followed by Orange Botswana with 37 percent or 874, 462 subscribers and Be Mobile with 141, 804 customers.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Be Mobile / Mascom / Orange Botswana
Countries: Botswana
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