Tag Archives: Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom expands fibre access in Botswana

Liquid Telecom is extending fibre access through Botswanas Lobatse border to Gaborone, an initiative that will dramatically increase connectivity and network capacity in the country. The pan-African telecoms group is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana. This deployment will give more people in Botswana access to Liquid Telecoms footprint of [...]

Liquid Telecom and CBC TV partner to boost local content in Zambia

CBC TV, Zambian broadcaster, and Liquid Telecom have joined forces to boost local content in Zambia. The agreement will allow CBC TV to build its strategy on high quality and engaging content through Liquid Telecoms digital channels.  Its no longer just about disseminating information and content, but now more than ever people are interested in [...]

Liquid Telecom extends its reach in Malawi

Pan-African telecoms company, Liquid Telecom will deliver VSAT connectivity services to mbora, a new social enterprise in Malawi that is offering free connectivity to people living and working in rural areas through community hubs. Each hub is tuned with broadband speeds of up to 36mbps, which allows mbora and its content partners to digitally deliver [...]

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]

Liquid Telecom and Intelsat have partnered to deliver reliable internet service in Africa

Intelsat, worlds largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has just announced a joint venture with Africa leading telecom group, Liquid Telecom. The two companies have collaborated for over four years to deliver Liquid Telecoms very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsats satellite feet, by providing robust and reliable communications network to communities, schools and business in [...]

Liquid Telecom provides unlimited high capacity broadband across East Africa

Liquid Telecom will be supporting its Hai home fibre customers (Hai powered by Liquid Telecom) with unlimited high capacity broadband in order to help people who are working and learning from home or remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The network provider is providing this upgrade to current home fibre users for free in order [...]

ICASA allocates emergency radio frequency to telecom operators in SA

SA mobile subscribers will get better internet speeds and overall better service as the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), the telecom regulator, has issued temporary radio frequency spectrum to operators to tackle communication challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last Friday, ICASA said MTN, Telkom, Vodacom, Rain and Liquid Telecoms have been allocated more [...]

Liquid Telecom offers free additional bandwidth in Zimbabwe

Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe has announced that thousands of its enterprise customers would benefit from better-quality internet connectivity across the companys fibre network at no extra cost. Starting this March for a period of six months, Liquid Telecom subscribers will benefit from increased internet bandwidth with speeds of up to 50 percent faster at no additional [...]

Liquid Telecom rolls out ‘Liquid Home’ fibre broadband in Rwanda

Liquid Telecom Rwanda, part of pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has rolled out Liquid Home, which is describe as ‘affordable super-fast broadband’. This announcement coincides with the company’s re-brand of its retail arm from Hai to Liquid Home. The service means residents of Kigali can benefit from affordable Affordable 24/7 internet connectivity, unlimited data across [...]

Liquid Telecom planning 5G in South Africa

Liquid Telecom is one of the few networks in South Africa to have a radio frequency range for deploying 5G, and plans to use it. Only three companies have spectrum: Rain, Telkom, and Liquid, said the head of strategy for Liquid Telecom South Africa, Willie Oosthuizen The three companies will probably use their spectrum advantage. [...]