Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Liquid Telecom Wins Awards At AfricaCom

Liquid Telecom has graciously won two awards at 2014 AfricaCom awards which rejoice and honor brilliance in the African Telecoms, Media and ICT Market.
It was a mesmerizing moment for Liquid Telecom as it was acknowledged in the Best Pan African Initiative group for ramping up the East Africa Fibre Ring which associates Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and back into Kenya - the first fully redundant regional fibre ring, linking these countries to each other and the rest of the world.
The ring safeguards that people and businesses across the East African community now take delivery of permanency of Internet connectivity and an extremely trustworthy service.
Liquid Telecom's shared MPLS satellite service was entitled as the VSAT Innovation for Africa. Conventionally endusers needing MPLS satellite services in Africa have had to buy a devoted channel on a satellite link.

Liquid Telecom's R & D team established a method to split an MPLS channel so that it could service hundreds of customers at the same time, furnishing a quality service with 99.5 per cent availability, at a heavily reduced price. Customers comprise enterprises of all sizes that need a dependable and secure satellite connection.

Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecom, said: "I am extremely proud of our team who continue to work hard to create Africa's digital future. We are an agile and entrepreneurial company which believes that everyone has a right to be connected. We will continue to innovate and set the standard for the African telecoms market."

During the annual AfricaCom conference and exhibition, Liquid Telecom revealed its evolution in laying Fibre To The Home over which it is rendering homes and small businesses with unlimited data packages and 100Mbps, the fastest broadband ever accessible in Africa. The service has by now gone live in Zambia through various retail outlets; and in Zimbabwe via retail ISP ZOL Zimbabwe, part of the Liquid Telecom Group. Plans are now underway to launch FTTH on a wholesale and retail basis in Kenya, Rwanda and two further countries early next year.


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