Liquid Telecom has done a lot to extend its fibre network across Africa. The company has recently won the Infrastructure Innovation of the Year award at the Fibre to the Home (FTTH) Council 2014, another feather to add to their cap.
This comes at the background where the company has successfully launched FTTH in Zimbabwe and is on course to complete the same in Rwanda, Kenya and Zambia.
Liquid Telecom’s CEO, Nic Rudnick, said “It’s wonderful that our work in building Africa’s digital future has been recognised by our peers in the FTTH industry. We have been laying fibre in Africa for more than six years now and we will not stop until everyone has access to fast broadband to help them and their company reach their personal and economic potential.”
The company won the award after measuring up to the judges’ qualities which include a network deployed and that has a great impact for end users.
Liquid Telecom’s FTTH networks were described as a turn-key deployment in both construction coordination and complete installation and the award recognised that the service has considerably improved connectivity in these areas.
Liquid’s FTTH networks connect to what is now Africa’s largest single fibre backbone which runs from the north of Uganda to Cape Town. The network as a whole currently spans over 18,000km across borders, covering Africa’s fastest-growing economies.