BOFINET enables NOW TV free viewership

WIFI hotspots will connect Batswana to watch NOW TV free of charge while on the go
WIFI hotspots will connect Batswana to watch NOW TV free of charge while on the go

Botswana Fibre Networks (BOFINET) has partnered with the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) in availing WIFI Hotspots that will connect Batswana to watch NOW TV free of charge while on-the-go.

This telecommunications platform is meant to collaboratively utilise innovation at BOFINET and will be launched next week. During a media briefing this week, BOFINET technical executive, Mpho Koolese, said since Now TV channel was launched last year, its viewership has been limited to set top boxes.

He said now BOFINET is ready to take it to people for them to watch it online using their smart devices.  “During numerous encounters with MYSC we considered playing the IT space, we presented a couple of ICT related initiatives that could resolve the challenges faced, which were fixed by the television set,” he said. 

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