Mobile telephony grows

source: Mmegi
BRIAN BENZA
Staff Writer

The mobile telephony market continues to grow albeit at a slower pace due to the global economic recession.

Figures availed by the Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) show that the sector experienced a 26 percent growth between March 2008 and March 2009 compared to 29 percent in the previous period. The slower rate of growth is despite the entrance of the new player in the market, be Mobile.

According to the BTA Annual Report for 2009, the mobile telephony market grew from 1.48 million in March 2008 to 1.87 million in March this year. “The subscribers included those of the new entrant, be Mobile, which started operations in [continue reading]

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