Huawei to roll out 5.5G network in Botswana

Looking forward: Segokgo wants to see a rollout of advanced mobile services in the country PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Looking forward: Segokgo wants to see a rollout of advanced mobile services in the country PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Botswana’s digitisation drive is set to receive a boost, with digital communications giant, Huawei, rolling out a series of 5.5G-powered telecommunications devices this week to local mobile distributors.

In 2022, Botswana first interfaced with 5G technology following its implementation by Orange Botswana. By then 5G was the premium technology network, designed to offer faster network support while connecting vast periphery devices, machines, and objects all in one network.

Despite the infancy of 5G technology in Botswana, Huawei officials revealed to mobile operators and distributors gathered in Gaborone this week that the new 5.5G technology was meant to reduce buffering times online and increase cloud backing up by five times the industry average.


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