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Liquid Telecom plans data centres in Ghana, Nigeria

Friday 22 May 2020 | 09:22 CET | News
Liquid Telecom Group said it will enter West Africa after securing land to build the largest data centres in Ghana and Nigeria, ITWeb reported. This was announced when executive chairman Strive Masiyiwa declared that Africa Data Centres' deal to acquire a Tier IV data centre in South Africa from Standard Bank has been unconditionally approved by the South African Competition Commission. 

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Africa Data Centres / Liquid Telecom
Countries: Ghana / Nigeria / South Africa
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