Mobile Telecommunications Licensing in Botswana 1997
When Botswana licensed the first two cellular operators in 1997, the following points approach to evaluation was used with results that were generally agreed to be successful:
In addition, the country was divided into four categories of coverage areas for the licensing process, as follows:
Division of the country into mobile coverage areas
Source: Invitation to Tender For Licences To Provide Mobile Telecommunications Services In Botswana (Botswana Telecommunications Authority, May 1997).