Botswana to set up regional internet hub

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Botswana’s national Internet exchange point will be transformed into the regional exchange hub, which will enable easy Internet traffic switching.

Speaking at the ICT Pitso held in Gaborone last week, Director of Telecommunications and Postal services, Cecil Masiga said currently internet traffic destined to Botswana and surrounding countries goes via South Africa instead of going directly to the destined country.

 “This creates inefficiencies and is costly.

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