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Liquid Intelligent Technologies adds 1700km fibre to its network

Microsoft Gold partner, Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced the completion of two new fibre routes which spans to 1700km connecting Durban to Cape Town.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies works on redefining Network, Cloud and Cyber Security offerings through strategic partnerships with leading global players, bringing innovative business applications, intelligent cloud services and world-class security to the African continent.

In a report by My Broadband, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, said that the completion of this fibre network will support the growing need for high-speed internet in South Africa.

“Increased access to high-speed fibre connectivity is critical to improving not just telecommunication services for millions of South Africans in the country, it will also bring substantial social and economic benefits to businesses and governments as the focus on the Fourth Industrial revolution increases, ” the report read.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies is committed to its mission of connecting Africa. The company recently completed a 2300km fibre link that connected East to West Africa overland for the first time.

Last year, Liquid Intelligent Technologies regained control of its Bostwana subsidiary and followed that up by an 82km fibre link connecting the capital Gaborone with the Lobatse Border.

Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa Chief Executive Officer, Deon Geyser, said that this new fibre link is part of the Group’s continued focus on bringing world-class digital services like Cloud, Unified Communications, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to local businesses in the public and private sectors.

“Liquid has been instrumental in the fruition of routes 1 through to 8, providing a digital backbone that connects metropolitan cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban to more remote areas like Nelspruit, Bloemfontein, Lady Smith, Mthatha,” he said.

The company is now looking to increase its footprint in Central Africa with a 2500km high bandwidth fibre link in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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