OPQ Data Centres

OPQ are pleased to offer services in our primary data centre situated in Gaborone International Commerce Park and disaster recovery facilities at our secondary site in Old Industrial, Gaborone. More and more companies are using data centre facilities to host other their own server hardware or to use Virtual Machines (VMs) hosted on OPQ’s servers.…

The Speed You Need

Did you know you can test your Internet connection speed for Netflix™ specifically? Netflix™ now provides their own speed test servers so you can readily calculate the quality of the video stream.   How much speed do I need? These are guidelines only and are based on single user / single device use. Streaming video—standard…

Email Attachments, What’s The Big Deal?

In the earliest days of messaging between remotely connected computers, email was purely a text based (7bit) system. At the time each character sent was considered an expense. An expense not only because of the hideous cost of very low bandwidth across any distance but also because of the limited bandwidth. So, we should remember…

How to Maximise Your Internet – Revisited

In an earlier article we briefly discussed the ways in which your Internet connection can be impacted and some of the basic things to be aware of. Revisiting the topic, we hope to include some more detail and cover some other areas that you may need to check. CLEAN SWEEP – Ensure your Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware…

About us…

OPQ is an Internet provider in Botswana servicing customers via its own wireless wide area networks in Gaborone and Francistown, nationwide via Metro Ethernet and national fibre. OPQ, born and bred in Botswana, was formed in response for the perceived need for an Internet Service Provider in Botswana that could provide true quality of service to…

How to maximise your Internet

To maximise your Internet connection you will need to manage, as best you can, your connected devices and the various apps that use the Internet to function. Examples of this are emails/attachments, torrent downloads, Whatsapp, Youtube. There are many ways to monitor your devices but we’re not able to cover them here.  Google will be…