. bw is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of Botswana. It was introduced on 19 March 1993 and has since been managed by the University of Botswana.


First, it was. Bw not being actively used, only since 2011, registrations under the top-level domain possible. According to reports, provides the State Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications in the allocation of domains. A. Bw- domain, any person can sign, even foreigners is open to the address. After sending the request, the application by e -mail must be explicitly confirmed.

In October 2013, the awarding authority announced to prepare a restart of the top -level domain. In the course of should. Bw be involved in the government campaign Proudly Botswana.