How Much Is a Sim Card in Botswana

A SIM card, also known as a subscriber identity module, is a smart card that stores identification information that pinpoints a smartphone to a specific mobile network.

Getting a prepaid SIM card in Botswana is a must to capture a country full of nature, wildlife, and friendly locals. Whether you are staying in Botswanan cities, towns, or villages, there will be plenty of things to do and to see when in Botswana that you want to share on social media.

This issue is that international roaming with your provider has proven to be expensive in many cases, which makes it an unaffordable option to stay connected when traveling. Luckily, local prepaid SIM cards are available to travelers and tourists in Botswana, which is often the most affordable way to stay connected in Botswana.

Mobile data rates are a bit on the expensive side for African standards but still cheap compared to the world average, so getting a Botswanan SIM card should be a no-brainer.

You can buy the cheapest sim card in Botswana with Mascom Botswana prepaid sim card for 150 BWP which is around $12 USD with 8.5 GB data valid for 30 days. Read here the best Botswana eSim

The cheapest Botswanan eSim with Airalo Botswana eSim is $8 USD with 1 GB of data valid for 7 days and $14 USD with 2 GB of data valid for 15 days. For $20 USD with 3 GB data and for $30 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

Holafly Botswana eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 6 GB data valid for 15 days. GigSky Botswana eSim for $13 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days and for $60 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days.

Can you buy a SIM card in Botswana?

If you want to buy a SIM card in Botswana, then both Mascom and BTC are good options. Mascom has the best coverage throughout Botswana. They are more expensive than BTC (35 BWP/GB vs. 27 BWP/GB) but cheaper than Orange (58 BWP/GB) when looking at data-only bundles.

What is the average cost of a SIM card?

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And some currencies are rather volatile. But you can expect to spend around 6.50 USD on a SIM card on average globally.

How much does a SIM cost monthly?

You can expect to pay the following for Canadian SIM cards: Rogers (Wireless): 10 CAD. Telus (Mobility): 10 CAD. Bell (Mobility) Canada: 10 CAD.

Which network is best in Botswana?

The top best internet service providers in Botswana are;

  • Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC)
  • Broadband Internet Botswana.
  • Jenny Internet Botswana.
  • OPQ Net Botswana.
  • Cene Media.
  • Abari Communications Botswana.
  • Mascom Wireless.
  • Orange Botswana.