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Submitted on Jan 24, 2021 Useful Info

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Botswana

There are 3 mobile networks in Botswana: Mascom Wireless, Orange Botswana, and BTC Mobile.

They all operate on 2G, 3G, and 4G/LTE networks.

1. Mascom Wireless

  • Mascom is the best network provider in Botswana.

Mascom Prepaid Data SIM Cards

  • They are referred to as "Flexi Plan".
  • They are available in the streets across the country and Mascom stores for only 10 BWP.
  • To register your SIM card, please visit any Mascom shop countrywide.
  • Top-up voucher cards are available in the streets of Botswana.

Mascom Data Packages, Bundles, and Data Plans

1. MyCombo (combo plan)

  • They come with data bundles, minutes, and SMS.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on MyCombo
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

2. Mascom MyTime

  • This is a limited-time bundle only data plan with unlimited data for 1hr, 5hrs, and 10hrs.
  • It's time-based and valid for only 30 days.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on MyTime
  • Select Buy MyTime
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

3. Mascom MyMix (volume-based)

  • It is a data-only bundle.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on MyMix
  • Select Buy MyMix
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

4. Mascom MyMeg Prepaid (volume-based)

  • It is a long-term data plan.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on MyMeg
  • Select Buy MyMeg
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

5. Mascom Night Surfers

  • This is an unlimited data-only bundle that is valid from 11 pm to 5 am, per night.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on Night Surfers
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

6. Mascom MySocial

  • It is an application-based data bundle for WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook combined.
  • All weekly and monthly bundles are reactivated at midnight.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Select Other Internet Vouchers
  • Select Mysocial Voucher
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

7. Mascom MyApp Data Bundle

  • It is a social media bundle for Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Instagram individually.

Activation

  • Dial *123#
  • Select My71Shop
  • Click on Other Internet Vouchers
  • Select MyApp Voucher
  • Choose the bundle of your choice

For more information visit their website.

2. Orange Botswana

  • It is the second-largest mobile network in Botswana.
  • An Orange prepaid SIM card is sold for 10 BWP in any Orange Shops.

Orange Botswana Internet Packages, Bundles, and Data Plans

Dial *121# to activate the following data plans.

1. Bua LeNna Le BaBangwe + Data

  • It is a combo data plan that comes with data bundles, on-net minutes, and cross-net minutes.

2. Orange Ola Prepaid Packages

  • It's a combo plan that comes with data, minutes, and SMS.

3. Orange All My Friends

  • It is a semi combo data plan that comes with on-net minutes, SMS, and social media data for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Whatsapp, and Snapchat.

4. Orange Tsena Ka Coin

  • It is a micro-data-only plan that comes with 12MB every 24 hrs and can be activated by dialing *148#

5. Orange All My Internet

  • It is a data-only bundle that is activated by dialing *148#

6. Orange All My Internet Plus

  • It is a data-only bundle that comes with a bonus night data (from 11 pm- 5:59 am) and is activated by dialing *148#

7. Orange Mega Bundles

  • This is a viable option if you want a long-term data-only bundle and is activated by dialing *148#

For more information visit their website.

3. BTC Mobile

  • It is the smallest operator in Botswana.
  • BTC Mobile SIM cards cost 10 BWP in all BTC stores countrywide.

BTC Mobile Internet Bundles, Plans, and Data Packages

Dial *180# and choose your preferred data plan.

1. Voice and Data Bundles

  • This is a combo plan with data bundles, on-net minutes and, cross-net minutes.

2. Turn-Up Bundles

  • It is a data-only bundle.

3. Night Riders

  • It is an unlimited night data plan from 12 am to 5 am.
  • It costs 10 BWP.

4. Live Social

  • It is a 500 MB/ day plan that is used for social media platforms such as Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all combined.

5. Video Bundles

  • It is monthly data used for streaming DSTV Now App.

For more information visit their website.