Invitation to Provide Input to the Draft Guidelines on Minimum Broadband Internet and ICT Requirements for Public Internet Access Centres and Schools Offering Basic Education
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA or the Authority) is a statutory body established under the Communications Regulatory Authority Act [CRA Act No. 19 of 2012] with the responsibility for the regulation of the communications sector in Botswana, comprising telecommunications, Internet and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), radio communications, commercial broadcasting, postal services and related matters.
BOCRA invites stakeholders to provide input to the Draft Guidelines on Minimum Broadband Internet and ICT Requirements for Public Internet Access Centres (PIACs) and Schools offering Basic Education.
BOCRA developed the Guidelines in line with the 2019 Quality of Service and Quality of Experience Guidelines as well as the 2018 National Broadband Strategy target speeds to improve Internet connectivity and quality of ICT services in schools PIACs across the country. The Guidelines are also aligned to international best standards for ICT and internet connectivity.
The deadline for submissions is 26th November 2020 at 17:00hrs. BOCRA will consolidate all received input to finalise the Guidelines. The Draft Guidelines are available for download from the BOCRA website: www.bocra.org.bw.
The submissions should be sent by email, fax or posted to:
The Chief Executive
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority
Private Bag 00495
Attention: Olerato Tiego
Tel: 368 55500/ 73222773