Mascom Botswana to build $25mn innovation centre
- Published on 26 June 2012
Botswana mobile network operator, Mascom, has invested in a three-storey state-of-the-art innovation centre.
The $25 million 54 metre-high facility is one of the country’s fresh investments in the telecommunication sector.
Commenting on the latest development, Mascom communication and public relations manager, Tebogo Lebotse, said the move would boost connectivity and deeper penetration into the countryside.
“The Mascom Innovation Centre is a first of its kind in Botswana and comprises of many features that set it apart.
“The building is designed conscious of the environment with technologically advanced equipment installations," said Lebotse.
Botswana’s vice President Lt. Gen. Mompati Merafhe is expected to officially open the facility early July in the capital - Gaborone.
The unveiling of Mascom giant infrastructure comes hot on the heels of the operator trialing 4G.