Tag Archives: Liquid Telecom

Vodacom in negotiations to offer 5G in SA

Vodacom is in negotiations with Rain and Liquid Telecom to allow it to roll out 5G in South Africa. There is a strong request for affordable fixed-broadband services in South Africa and 5G can play an important role to satisfy this demand. Vodacom desires to offer South Africans reasonable fixed-broadband products and faster mobile services. [...]

MTN to roam on Liquid Telecom’s 4G network

Liquid Telecom has announced that MTN will use the companys 4G roaming service to provide greater Internet access across South Africa. Liquid Telecom South Africa has secured its first customer MTN to offer 4G roaming to millions of South Africans. This includes LTE services to fuel the growing demand for high-speed mobile broadband. The wholesale [...]

Liquid Telecom gets $180 million from UK for pan-African fibre network

Liquid Telecom has won a $180 million investment from British development finance agency CDC Group, which the firm will be using to deliver high-speed broadband, reliable connection and cloud services to communities and businesses across central and western Africa. The Mauritius-based, privately owned firm said in a statement on Tuesday that the money will allow [...]

Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6bn in Egypt

The pan-African telecoms group will invest $400 million in Egyptian network infrastructure and data centres, following completion of the ‘Cape to Cairo’ link. Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, has announced it is investing $400 million (R5.6 billion) in Egypt over the next three years, following the completion of its ‘Cape to Cairo’ link. This is [...]

Liquid Telecom collaborates with Western Cape Government to provide Wi-Fi hotspots

Liquid Telecom has collaborated with the Western Cape government to boost public Wi-Fi hotspots from 178 to 1 600.  According to a statement from Liquid Telecom, The project, part of a R3bn plan, will provide Wi-Fi to the provincial government’s offices, libraries, schools and clinics. Wi-Fi will be available across all municipalities and provide 3GB [...]

Liquid Telecom partners with Kymeta Corporation to provide internet connectivity across Africa

The pan-African telecommunications company, Liquid Telecom intends to bring Internet connectivity in Africa and has inked a service agreement with the American company Kymeta Corporation, which specializes in providing internet connectivity through its network combining cellular and satellite technology. The collaboration was recently endorsed at the African Telecommunications Exhibition, AfricaCom. The Director of the satellite [...]

Liquid Telecom partners with Sigfox to build IoT network in Kenya

Liquid Telecom Kenya, the fiber optic connectivity provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Sigfox, a company specializing in the provision of IoT services and networks, to build an Internet of Things (IoT) network. , in the country. The ceremony was held on August 16, 2018, in Nairobi, on the sidelines of the first day [...]

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 [...]