Google Goes Down..

Seems no provider is immune to outage issues from time to time… Link to Source: Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Shared Internet Explained

Contention Ratios. A shared Internet package usually means a pool of bandwidth has been reserved for the use of x subscribers. Think of a cake – a cake that is 4 Megabits (4Mb). This cake is to be shared with 8 cake eaters (subscribers). Thus we can describe this as a contention ratio of 8:1. The…

SPAM – Part 2

In SPAM – Part 1, we covered the broad strokes of spamming as it relates to unwanted mail coming into your mailbox. In this, Part 2 of the series, we’ll look at the more insidious side of SPAM; using your own (compromised) email account, bandwidth and ISPs services to send  SPAM for or by the spammers.…

White Colour Black

  OPQ are pleased to sponsor this unique event. For further details and tickets see here: HOLLYWOOD FILM TO PREMIERE IN BOTSWANA – Press Release White Colour Black – Trailer Film Synopsis – Meet the Director & Cast.  

Determine The Future, Be The Change

OPQ in conjunction with Botswana Fibre Networks is proud to sponsor the 7th  IWG Conference On Women And Sport. #IWGGaborone2018 #EmpoweringWomenAdvancingSport Details and registration: click here        

SPAM – Part 1

SPAM – Variously described as the scourge of the Internet, the bane of every legitimate ISP and the curse of every email user, how did this can of processed pork and ham become so maligned? In this first part of the SPAM story, we’ll cover the basics of how it all started and the ‘wherefores’ and…

Compare Internet Prices

BOCRA – Botswana’s telecommunications regulator has published the most recent retail prices for Internet services. Unfortunately OPQ were omitted from publication for which BOCRA have apologised. We make the pricing publication available here for your perusal. We encourage you to compare OPQ’s prices here on the web site with those published. You will notice with…

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…