Tag Archives: Liquid Telecom

Econet Media group to deploy more Content Delivery Networks in Africa

A subsidiary of Econet Group, Econet Media, is seeking to deliver more Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) in Africa to bring global streaming channels like Netflix, to its networm.  Kwese Play, owned by Strive Masiwiya, throughis subsidiary, Liquid Telecoms, has deployed CDNs successfully across Sub-Saharan Africa. Liquid telecom has been evolving rapidly over the past years [...]

ICASA approves Liquid Telecom’s acquisition of Neotel

The deal has been approved by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). Liquid Telecom, the data/voice and IP provider, has acquired Neotel, the South African communications network. The sum involved was 6.55 billion ZAR (463.2 USD). With this new acquisition, Liquid Telecom will extend its reach over 40000 km across Eastern, Central and [...]

Liquid Telecom to air live KNRC Mombassa Rally via YouTube

Liquid Telecom, the independent data, voice and IP provider in the region of Africa, is bringing about something new. It will be screening the Kenya National Rally Championship (KNRC) through YouTube. Paul Statham, chief commercial officer at Liquid Telecom Kenya, said: “This live stream broadcast of the rally is part of Liquid Telecom Kenya’s commitment [...]

Neotel acquired by Liquid Telecom

The agreement has been signed off. Neotel, the national operator for fixed line telecommunications services in South Africa, has been sold to Liquid Telecom, the data, voice and IP provider which operates independently in South Africa. Tata Communications Limited which is a major shareholder of Neotel has eventually sold its South African unit for ZAR6.55-billion [...]

Liquid Telecom opts for Harmonic Headend solution for DTH service in Africa

Liquid Telecom is planning to launch a fully managed service headend for a new direct-to-home (DTH) provider in Africa. The multi service provider has opted for Harmonics HEVC Headend Solution for this upcoming project.   After having chosen EUTELSAT 7B satellite to service its new broadcast requirement for DTH services across the African continent, Liquid [...]

Liquid Telecom opts for Harmonic Headend solution for DTH service in Africa

Liquid Telecom is planning to launch a fully managed service headend for a new direct-to-home (DTH) provider in Africa. The multi service provider has opted for Harmonics HEVC Headend Solution for this upcoming project.   After having chosen EUTELSAT 7B satellite to service its new broadcast requirement for DTH services across the African continent, Liquid [...]

Liquid Telecom opts for EUTELSAT 7B Satellite for broadcast deal in Africa

It will be a multi-year agreement between these two telecommunication companies. Liquid Telecom will use the EUTELSAT 7B satellite to service its new broadcast requirement for DTH services across the African continent and to connect a growing number of enterprise customers located in areas where fibre is not available.   We are delighted to welcome [...]

Liquid Telecom lancera un service VoD Ipidi TV au Kenya

Liquid Telecom sest aventuré sur le marché de la vidéo-à-la demande au Kenya et mise beaucoup sur son réseau de fibre optique afin de rivaliser avec le géant américain Netflix. Liquid Telecom qui a actuellement 2500 connexions de foyers et espère atteindre 10 000 foyers d’ici la fin de l’année , compte attirer des abonnés [...]

Hola Media seeks licence to launch FTA, IPTV and VOD services in South Africa

Liquid Telecom, the pan-African fibre telecommunications firm controlled by Strive Masiyiwas Econet Group partnered with Lincoln and Noli Mboweni to launch a new Internet protocol television (IPTV), video-on-demand (VOD) and digital terrestrial television broadcaster called Hola Media. Consequently, Hola Media is seeking a free-to-air broadcasting licence from the South African communications regulator Icasa. Addressing the [...]

Hola Media demande un permis pour lancer des services FTA, IPTV et VOD en Afrique du Sud

Liquid Telecom, la firme panafricaine de télécommunication par fibre appartenant à Strive Masiyiwa du groupe Econet, a conclu un partenariat avec Lincoln et Noli Mboweni afin de lancer des services dIPTV, de vidéo à la demande (VOD) et une chaîne de télévision numérique terrestre appelée Hola Media. Par conséquent, Hola Media souhaite obtenir une licence [...]