Tag Archives: Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom introduces Azure Stack service in East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya has rolled out a Microsoft Cloud service in East Africa that would enable a change in cybersecurity for the region’s most sensitive databases. The multinational telco stated the new Azure Stack service will enable companies to run a private Microsoft cloud within East Africa, rather than at one of Microsoft’s 54 public [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Liquid Telecom to deploy high-speed internet in the Eastern Cape

In South Africa, the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has assigned Liquid Telecom to deploy high broadband internet in Eastern Cape. This connection will be used by the local government to ameliorate its services to residents in hospitals, schools and provincial offices. The acting CEO of the SITA, Ntutule Tshenye, declared, The provision of broadband [...]

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 [...]