Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL)has continued to embark on a number of sustainable projects towards the attainment of Vision 2016.
With about 1100 days days to go before September 30th 2016;
BTCL has introduced products, services and initiatives that speak to the pillars of a prosperous, innovative, healthy compassionate and educated nation.
As a leading provider of Information Communication Technology (ICT), the company in partnership with the Botswana Government embarked on the Nteletsa Rural Infrastructure Project to bring services to previously marginalized communities.
ICT is a socio-economic enabler. By bringing such services to Batswana BTCL has not only ensured that Batswana keep in touch but created employment as well.
148 Kitsong Centers/ telecentres, have been set up as part of the project.
The Kitsong Centres are equipped with photocopiers, printers, faxes and payphones.
The Centres provide data and voice services to the village communities in the form of internet access, payphones, charging of mobile phones, selling of beMOBILE airtime and beMOBILE SIM cards.
The Kitsong Centres are run and operated by locals providing much needed employment.
As a technology based company, BTCL has recently introduced service offerings such as the Smart PABX for small business; which are the major drivers of economies throughout the world.
Over and above that, the continued growth of the financial sector is underpinned by robust mobile, broadband and voice telecommunications services that are available countrywide through BTCL.
The mining sector also continues to utilize BTCL services to grow their businesses and contribute positively to the growth of the economy.
The telecommunications company prides itself on being a good corporate entity that ploughs profits back into the community evidenced by its donations of millions of pula to different charitable organizations across Botswana.
BTCL through its mobile network, beMOBILE also actively supports sports by sponsoring the Premier Football League to the tune of P24 million over a three- year period.