Telecommunication in Botswana
Compared to the European Union
, Botswana is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +267, there were a total of 3.43 million connections in 2016. Among them were 3.29 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.5 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Botswana is back. Around 39% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 3% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 1,806.00 webhosts, Botswana is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Botswana