Paratus Africa Group

About us

Paratus Botswana is the country’s leading connectivity expert.

The heart of
Africa’s network

Spanning the entire country, we connect your business or your home, no matter where you’re located, to the rest of the country, to the rest of Africa and to the rest of the world. We are the leading supplier of connectivity, voice, internet, cloud and satellite services in the region.

In line with our growth strategy, Paratus Botswana merged with Broadband Botswana Internet (BBi) in 2022 to further expand our services to the home and SME market with improved solutions for those markets. The combined national networks, which utilise both our own as well as aggregated networks from other operators, allow us to reach anywhere in the country.

Paratus Botswana is a multi-national organisation firmly rooted in Africa. We have an extensive and largely independent Africa network, while also enjoying a symbiosis with strategically selected partner carrier networks to deliver a world-class collaborative pan-African network.

As owners and managers of the continent’s largest infrastructure network, we are uniquely positioned to offer an extensive diverse system that delivers an end-to-end, single-point service solution to your door.

Part of our offering includes our new Botswana Kalahari Fiber that traverses Botswana from the South to the Namibian border in the West, Through this highway, we offer you high speeds with the lowest latency and unique routes to maximise your uptime and connectivity.

Your aspirations are our inspiration.

We guarantee maximum uptime because our connections are all provided on a stable, reliable, and unlimited network that is scalable and provides redundancy, disaster recovery, and route diversity.

Paratus Botswana is part of the Paratus Group, which is the largest privately owned pan-African network operator. We have always stuck fast to our vision for establishing Africa’s quality network and to transform Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.

To make this happen, we have:

All of this means you receive a seamless quality network service and a range of highly sophisticated network solutions and packages.

Paratus was born
& bred in Africa.

Paratus was born and bred in Africa, and we have African ambitions in our sights because we want our customers to be free to innovate, pioneer, and overcome boundaries in their quest for success. We understand that you need the best quality connectivity to succeed. Our world-class technology is delivered by our passionate and professional teams across the continent, and we are bound by a clear intent to help unleash the uncorked potential in Africa.
Over the last two decades, Paratus has grown into a full-service African telecommunications network spanning the continent, connected to the world. We continue to grow, to raise the connectivity bar and to disrupt the norm, because we want the people of Africa, and the businesses they own and run, to flourish. We are providing the main artery carrying their life blood to a successful future. Paratus has highly skilled operational teams in seven African countries – Angola, Botswana, DRC, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. Our extended network provides a satellite connectivity-focused service for Africa, and we also connect more than 35 African countries through a distributed reseller network across the continent.
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Our Vision

A transformed Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.

Our Purpose / Mission

To connect the world to Africa through locally owned infrastructure

Our Values

Meet the Paratus Team

Shawn Bruwer
Managing Director

Shawn has a distinguished background in the telecommunications and banking industry with a proven history of success. His expertise encompasses business processes, business planning, requirements analysis, accounting, and ITIL. He has played an essential role in building Paratus Botswana as a founder, leveraging his strategic vision to drive its growth and profitability. Through his unwavering dedication to excellence, Shawn continues to lead and shape the company, ensuring its prosperity in a competitive business landscape.

Christopher Premeji
Head of Operations
Chris has over 18 years of experience in the internet industry, having played a pivotal role in various ventures, including the startup and development of an ISP that has successfully established a wireless network spanning across greater Gaborone. His expertise lies in routing and switching, complemented by a keen interest in AC/DC power reticulation and connection. In his current position, Chris engages in network planning for expansion projects, drives business growth strategies, executing core network configurations, and overseeing day-to-day operations.
Jeremy Muller
Head of Technical
Jeremy, currently serving as the Head of Technical at Paratus Botswana, began his journey 15 years ago as an intern at Paratus Namibia. Throughout his career, he has developed strong expertise in network architecture design and network optimization. He has been instrumental in the initial establishment of the network infrastructure at three countries within our group, including Botswana. Jeremy leads our technical team, driving innovation and ensuring seamless connectivity for our Paratus customers.
Refilwe Ponatshego
Finance Manager
Refilwe is a Chartered Accountant with an extensive track record of over 13 years in the accounting field. Her expertise lies in driving financial stability and fostering growth aligned with strategic objectives. Having joined Paratus in May 2023, she brings a wealth of knowledge in finance department operations, having worked across diverse business sectors in various roles.
Duduetsang Baikalafhi - Sales Manager
Duduetsang Baikalafhi
Sales Manager

Dudu, a seasoned IT Sales Professional, embarked on his tech journey 12 years ago including roles in large-scale system integration. With extensive experience in strategic client management and business development, he excelled across verticals, honing skills in vendor management. Joining Paratus Botswana in 2020 as a Sales Executive, he now leads as Sales Manager, driving sales for a range of solutions. Dudu aims to strengthen the sales team and expand Paratus market share across Botswana.

Jurie Fouche
Infrastructure Manager
Jurie is a highly experienced telecommunications professional with nearly 30 years of industry experience. Over the past 15 years, he has developed his skills in Infrastructure and Fiber Optics, acquiring a wealth of comprehensive knowledge and practical expertise. He joined Paratus Botswana in 2018 and has played a pivotal role to the expansion of the organization’s footprint.
Yvonne Juice
Planning & Support Manager
As one of our earliest employees, Yvonne joined as a Senior Technical Coordinator in 2017, marking the inception of her impactful journey with us. She has over a decade experience in Telecommunications and has accumulated substantial expertise in directing departments, managing projects, providing comprehensive support and overseeing administration. Yvonne’s seasoned background continues to drive operational and the technical efficiency.
Wame Kebaetse
Marketing Manager
Wame is a proficient marketing and communications professional with over ten years of experience across distinct industries. She has collaborated successfully with cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of creativity and driving business growth in dynamic environments.
Gorata Molelowatladi
NOC Manager
Gorata possesses extensive expertise in Customer Relations and a comprehensive understanding of network operations. With over a decade of experience, she guarantees the provision of exceptional Customer service delivery and the establishment of robust Customer Relationships. She demonstrates a resilient and composed approach in a demanding Customer care environment, consistently upholding a positive attitude.
Tshepo Poloko
Maun & Ghanzi Branch Manager
Tshepo Poloko is a highly skilled professional with 15+ years of experience in telecommunications. With expertise in networking, software development, and project management, he has delivered innovative solutions for companies like BBi, Orange Botswana, CDC, and USAID. Tshepo currently holds the position of Branch Manager, overseeing operations in the Maun and Ghanzi offices.
Greeff Fourie
Francistown & Kasane Branch Manager
Greeff is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in the Telecommunication sector. He has a strong background in LC electrical engineering and has established a career working with renowned companies including MTN, Mainserve Africa, and Cell C. Greeff currently holds the position of Branch Manager, overseeing the northern region at Paratus Botswana.
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