Liquid Telecom Kenya reveals sustainability gains that have driven 20% sales growth

Liquid Telecom Kenya has published its second annual Sustainability Report revealing the internal reorganisation and value initiatives that have helped drive the company’s rapid revenue and profit growth. Liquid Telecom Kenya has invested heavily in its countrywide infrastructure and product offering to achieve consistently strong sales growth of 20% a year. The sharpest growth was […]

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Liquid Telecom names Wellington Makamure new Regional CEO for Southern Africa

Liquid Telecom has appointed Wellington Makamure as the new Regional CEO of Southern Africa in charge of four key markets in the region. In his new role, Wellington will be directly responsible for the leadership, strategic and operational management of Liquid Telecom’s wholesale, enterprise and retail businesses throughout Zimbabwe, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and […]

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Liquid Telecom names Ahmad Mokhles as its Group Chief Operating Officer

Liquid Telecom has announced the appointment of Ahmad Mokhles as its Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), a new position within the group. Effective immediately, Ahmad will help drive operational excellence across the group’s 13 countries of operation, creating value for its shareholders and achieving new economies of scale. Ahmad brings over 20 years of ICT […]

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Liquid Telecom named Microsoft Gold Partner for cloud productivity

Liquid Telecom has been named a Gold Partner for Cloud Productivity in Microsoft’s Partner Network programme, a prestigious accreditation achieved only by the world’s top IT and telecoms companies. The Microsoft Partner Network programme allows partner companies to provide high-level solutions for businesses as well as enterprises. “Our Microsoft Gold Partner status confirms our position at […]

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Liquid Telecom connects CITAM church with MPLS-based Network to live stream its evangelical services

Liquid Telecom has connected Christ is the Answer Ministry (CITAM) church with new MPLS-based Wide Area Network that will see the church live stream its services on YouTube. The new network connects CITAM’S 19 branches at 10Mbps and its headquarters at a 100Mbps, with just one church in Kapsabet in Nandi County connected with a […]

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China Telecom Global and Liquid Telecom Partner to Step Up Network Collaboration between Africa and Asia

China Telecom Global (CTG), a subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited and Liquid Telecom have signed of a historic strategic partnership to provide Africa and Asia with industry-leading network solutions and services. The agreement will enable both companies to serve their respective enterprise and wholesale customers with extended network coverage across some of the fastest […]

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Op-Ed: Empowering Generation Z through technology

Ben Roberts, Liquid Telecom’s Group CTIO, explains how access to technology can inspire a new generation of African techies. The future of Africa belongs to Generation Z. As the world’s youngest region, approximately 20% of Africa’s population is currently aged between 15 and 24. But the hope and promise of this generation also presents potential disaster […]

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Liquid Telecom and other Industry leaders to gather in Kigali for the Africa Tech Summit.

Industry leaders will from 14th -15th February gather in Kigali Rwanda for the Africa Tech Summit. They will include international players and investors who want to drive growth in Africa. Liquid Telecom will join the  innovators and influencers from across the African ecosystem at the event that will provide unrivalled insight, networking and business opportunities – […]

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Liquid Telecom and Newtec Win Global Award for Development of Always-On Satellite Links for Enterprises in Africa  

    Liquid Telecom and Newtec were among the companies that were recognized at the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards. The two companies were awarded the Enterprise Service Innovation for their new satellite technology deployed in Africa last year. The prestigious Innovation Awards recognize the industry’s most innovative and successful project partnerships between operators and vendors over […]

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Microsoft and Liquid Telecom partner to provide cloud services across Africa

Microsoft East Africa has joined hands with Liquid Telecom to improve and accelerate the use of cloud services across Africa. The joint project according to the two partners will help boost the continent’s access to world-class software. The two partners will focus on the delivery of cloud services, small-and-medium business development and the enablement of […]

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Pan-African Liquid Telecom Group officially acquires Neotel

South African communications network operator Neotel has today officially become part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom. This comes just a month after Liquid Telecom received approval from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the acquisition.  The ZAR 6.55 billion acquisition marks a  new era of investment in Neotel’s network and […]

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Liquid Telecom receives regulatory approval for ZAR 6.55 billion acquisition of Neotel

Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom has received approval from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the acquisition of South African communications network operator Neotel. The ZAR 6.55 billion acquisition follows approval from South Africa’s Competition Commission in October 2016. Under this acquisition, Liquid Telecom’s partner, South African investment group Royal Bafokeng Holdings […]

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Liquid Telecom report highlights cybersecurity concerns for African businesses

Liquid Telecom has released new Cybersecurity & Data Protection Report identifying the latest cyber security and data protection concerns and challenges facing African businesses. According to the research findings, African businesses find themselves at a crossroads, where they must balance digital transformation with a greater focus on security policies and how to better protect customer […]

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EADC Launches new Power Plant to push it up the ‘green’ ladder as a green data center

The East Africa Data Centre (EADC) has launched a new dedicated $5m Kenya Power substation in Nairobi. This new station will see EADC mains electricity 97 percent of the time, substantially cutting its diesel consumption, and raising its green credentials. Previously, EADC was using Kenya Power electricity for 85 percent of the time, and diesel-fuelled […]

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Liquid Telecom rolls out IPv6 in Kenya, warns Africa set to run out of old style addresses in 2017

  Internet Service Provider Liquid Telecom has announced that it is rolling out the new Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) addresses to all its customers in Kenya. Kenya becomes the second country the company is rolling out the IPv6 after Zimbabwe in the 12 African countries it operates in. Liquid Telecom has also warned that […]

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Liquid Telecom to provide free WiFi at this Year’s Rhino Charge

Liquid Telecom has announced that it will be providing free WiFi during this year’s Rhino Charge, East Africa’s most challenging motor sport event that is held each Madaraka Day. The Rhino Charge which is now in its 27th year will  for the first time ever give competitors, spectators and organizers the chance to upload live […]

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TechTrendsKE among winners of Liquid Telecom Information Enabler programme

TechTrendsKE was among Kenya’s 10 digital information entrepreneurs feted by Internet service provider Liquid Telecom last week in the Liquid Telecom Information Enabler programme at an awards event at the Capital Club Nairobi. The awards ceremony saw 10 winners announced, out of 14 total entries submitted. According to Liquid Telecom,all entries displayed exceptional content and cover a range […]

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Liquid Telecom named Best African Wholesale Carrier at Global Carrier Awards

Liquid Telecom has for the fourth consecutive year been named the Best African Wholesale Carrier at the 11th annual Global Carrier Awards with the company honoured for its innovation, vision and service excellence. The Global Carrier Awards are the most prestigious awards dedicated exclusively to wholesale telecoms. Liquid Telecom beat off competition from the other […]

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Airtel and Liquid Telecom Sign Pan-African Fibre Connectivity Deal

Bharti Airtel’s mobile broadband subscribers in Africa will soon be able to enjoy faster Internet access speeds on its 3G and 4G networks. This follows a new partnership between Airtel and Liquid Telecom that will see the telecommunications company use Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises. The framework agreement […]

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MTN, Liquid Telecom partner to extend footprint and offering in Africa

Customers of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to benefit from a larger connectivity footprint across the Africa. This follows an announcement today that the two companies have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint across the continent. The partnership, which covers wholesale, carrier-to-carrier, high speed broadband, enterprise […]

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Liquid Telecom unveils Hai as its new retail ISP brand for Africa

Liquid Telecom, the pan-African fibre operator has today announced the launch of its new ISP brand for Africa, Hai. Hai will offer Internet access to households and SMEs, including its flagship 100Mbps FTTH Fibroniks Service. “We have firmly established Liquid Telecom as the premier wholesale carrier in Africa. Expanding into the retail market has become […]

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LIQUID TELECOM CONNECTS SIAYA COUNTY TO THE WORLD WITH $2MILLION INTERNET CABLE PROJECT

Liquid Telecom Kenya (LTK) Africa’s leading data, voice and IP provider, is installing  a $2 million (Ksh175 million) fiber optic network in Siaya County, the first its kind in rural Kenya, to open the areas underserved in terms of internet access. The move is part of firm’s plan to invest $50 million dollars in partnerships […]

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