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Liquid Telecom, Zayo partner to expand global network coverage

By: Natasha Odendaal     17th November 2020 Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom and communications infrastructure leader Zayo Group have partnered to leverage their existing networks for customers that have operations in Africa, Europe and North America. This partnership will see the duo add value for their customers through the use... 

CDC Group invests further $40m into Africa’s connectivity, data centres

By: Simone Liedtke     26th October 2020 UK development finance institution and impact investor CDC Group has invested an additional $40-million of equity into African independent fibre, data centre and cloud technology provider Liquid Telecom. This marks the CDC’s second investment into the company, after an initial equity investment... 

People, visibility and timely updates key steps for SMEs to improve cybersecurity

By: Schalk Burger     19th October 2020 Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can improve their cybersecurity by focusing on three aspects, namely empowering their personnel through regular training, ensuring that the information technology (IT) department has visibility across the business and staff have secure access, and... 

Liquid Telecom South Africa appoints new CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th October 2020 Communications solutions provider Liquid Telecom South Africa has appointed Deon Geyser as CEO, effective January 1, 2021. Geyser, who is currently head of Nokia Southern Africa and Vodafone Africa and has held senior management positions at Siemens and Millicom International Cellular, holds a... 

Cassava, Liquid Telecom launches Sasai WiFi Finder

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th August 2020 Cassava Fintech International (CFI) and Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) have teamed up to develop a service aimed at accelerating digital and financial inclusion in Africa. Through the newly launched Sasai WiFi Finder, the duo plan to establish an expansive network of data access points across Africa... 

Africa Data Centres acquires major data centre from Standard Bank

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st May 2020 Interconnected, carrier and cloud-neutral data centre facilities network Africa Data Centres has acquired a Tier IV data centre in Johannesburg from Standard Bank. The acquisition by the group, which is part of the Liquid Telecom Group, is expected to disrupt the South African data centre and... 

New Metiss sub-cable to go live in 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th December 2019 Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom South Africa has inaugurated the landing station of the Melting Pot Indianoceanic Submarine System (Metiss) at Umbogotwini, in KwaZulu-Natal. The project followed an agreement in 2018 with a consortium of telecommunication companies, including Canal+... 

Liquid Telecom extends collaboration with Microsoft as a connectivity partner in Africa

15th November 2019 Liquid Telecom’s low latency, high capacity connectivity to drive enterprise collaboration and growth in Africa using new Microsoft Azure Peering Service Liquid Telecom, a leading pan-African telecoms group, is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve... 

MTN in 4G roaming deal with Liquid Telecoms

By: Natasha Odendaal     15th March 2019 Telecommunications giant MTN and panAfrican telecommunications group Liquid Telecom South Africa have entered into a new deal to offer a fourth-generation (4G) roaming service to South African consumers. This followed Liquid’s December announcement that it would establish a multibillion-rand 4G... 

Liquid Telecoms to launch 'multi-billion rand' wholesale 4G network

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st December 2018 Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, on Friday announced that it would establish a multi-billion rand 4G network in South Africa. From early 2019, wholesale roaming services will be made available across its network nationwide. 

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