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Botswanan internet subscriptions rise by 7% in Q4, fixed internet down over 1% from Q3

Thursday 29 April 2021 | 15:15 CET | News
The number of internet subscriptions in Botswana increased by 6.8 percent to 2.29 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 2.14 million in the third quarter, according to Statistics Botswana, ITWeb reported. Statistician General Burton Mguni said mobile internet subscriptions increased by 7.0 percent to 2.24 million from 2.09 million in Q3. Mobile internet is benefiting from the growth in mobile subscriptions to 3.83 million from 3.81 million in Q3. However, fixed internet subscriptions went down by 1.4 percent to 50,166 from 50,861 in the Q3.

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