Mascom first to launch Fibre to the Home

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As Mascom Wireless turns 20 years this week, it became first operator in Botswana, to make commercial offers for Fibre to the Home (FTTH) service.

The very first customer, to sign up for this service, Odirile Motlhale, commented that he was looking forward to fibre enabled high speed internet at guaranteed speeds and also have mobile data that could be shared by multiple users at his home.

In order to launch FTTH, a first for the Botswana telecommunications market, Mascom laid fibre in an area of Phakalane which covers approximately 500 Botswana Housing Corporation houses.

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