(Ecofin Agency) - Liquid Intelligent Technologies aims to become the leading internet service provider in Africa. It sees DRC as a strategic market to fulfill that ambition.
Pan-African Internet service provider Liquid Intelligent Technologies is expanding its network in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Last Thursday (April 28), the firm announced it would connect Limete, Gombe, and Ngaliema to its fiber-optic network, providing broadband internet connection to homes, businesses, NGOs, and public institutions located in those municipalities.
The areas concerned will be connected using the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) architecture for last-mile telecom services. "Every Congolese household and business deserves quality and affordable internet. Liquid is leading the way by providing high-speed and affordable internet in DRC. It also offers quality service through multiple routing and gateways that improve reliability and reduce latency for critical services,” said Michel Hebert (photo), Managing Director of Liquid Intelligent Technologies DRC.
This initiative is in line with Liquid Intelligent Technologies' ambition to expand its coverage across the Democratic Republic of Congo to support the country's digital transformation and economy. Liquid plans to continue its rapid expansion into new areas and cities throughout the DRC. With this new investment, homes and businesses will now be able to enjoy a better experience while streaming, playing online games, or telecommuting.
"Broadband connectivity is the foundation for everything we do in business, from video meetings to online collaboration to running your core business systems and services," Hebert says.
With the various projects and strategic investments, the firm aims to become the leading internet service provider in Africa. To date, it has deployed more than 100,000 kilometers of optical fiber across the continent and holds a license to build the landing station of Google’s Equiano in the DRC.
Isaac K. Kassouwi