Botswana Fibre Networks Ltd (BoFiNet) is a wholesale provider of national and international telecommunication infrastructure.
Botswana Fibre Networks Ltd (BoFiNet) is a wholesale provider of national and international telecommunication infrastructure. BoFiNet’s mandate is to provide and operate a world class telecommunications backbone network infrastructure which will drive connectivity and economic growth. BoFiNet services retail organizations in the telecommunications industry such as licensed Public Telecommunications Operators, licensed Value Added Network Service Providers and International Communications Operators/Carriers.
BoFiNet is owned by the Botswana Government. It was established in 2012 and will be partially privatized in due course. BoFiNet has been established as a commercial and self-sustainable business and strategy. BoFiNet operates, focuses upon and improves the backbone network and wholesale market. This is expected to improve competitiveness in the downstream telecommunications market and confidence from wholesale customers that BoFiNet acts in their interest as it is not a competitor. There is also a potential for alternative revenue generation for the Botswana Government through regional transit services and utilization of excess capacity on the International assets.
Is submarine fibre-optic cable on the east and south coast of Africa to service regional voice, data, video and internet.
The launch event signaled a new era in communications for the region and for Botswana's technology sector.