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Airtel, Liquid Telecom ink pan-African fibre connection deal

Wednesday 23 September 2015 | 11:09 CET | News
Airtel Africa and Liquid Telecom have signed an agreement for a terrestrial fibre network to connect Airtel's mobile base stations and enterprises. The framework agreement enables Airtel operations to use Liquid Telecom's existing 20,000 km fibre network across East, Central and Southern Africa. Airtel will also be able to use new, purpose-built fibre infrastructure to connect its mobile base stations and enterprise customers with fibre.

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Liquid Telecom
Countries: Africa
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