Liquid Telecom is expanding fibre access through Botswana’s Lobatse border to Gaborone, dramatically increasing connectivity and network capacity in the country. Leading pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana. This implementation gives more people in Botswana access to Liquid Telecom’s footprint of over 73,000km of Pan African fibre, and increased…
At the AfricaTech Festival international trade fair, Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-West African Network. This infrastructure is based on a terrestrial fiber optic network, coupled with undersea cables, offering secure connectivity abroad from West Africa. This investment aims to support the digital ecosystem and meets the growing needs for connectivity in the region.
Malawi’s incumbent operator, Malawi Telecommunications, is seeking local and international telecom companies interested in partnering to operate its nationwide fiber optic backbone network The operator said they will prefer proposals from private players. Sources in the company said they look for private sector players to express interest in the prospective co-ownership of the network to provide a robust infrastructure to facilitate telecom services in the Malawi.
Angola based state-owned telecom telecommunication company, iAngola Cables is ready to deploy a 260 million US dollars-worth submarine fiber optic cable linking Angola and Brazil in an effort to provide high speed data connections connecting two continents.