KENYA, Nairobi, Jan 16 – Liquid Telecom Kenya has rolled out an nationwide Internet of Things(IOT) network covering 78% of the Kenyan population.
With an additional 138 IoT base stations across the country, an tremendous increase from 20 base stations in 2018, the Liquid Telecom fibre network aim at delivering guaranteed reliability and speed across the country.
Speaking during the 5th Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) summit held in Siaya, William Oungo, Head of Government Business, Liquid Telecom, said that the delivery of the base stations was in line with the regional bloc’s resolution on improving ICT infrastructure to enhance service delivery within the LREB member counties.
He said Liquid Telecom has so far connected 41 counties and they are trying to make sure that the right environment for innovation, fields such as data science, machine learning and gaming can also be carried out in the rural counties.
Liquid Telecom is a leading communications services and solutions provider across 13 countries in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa that serves carrier, enterprise and retail customers with high-speed, reliable connectivity and digital services.
With a fibre network, spanning over 50,000km, Liquid Telkom operates state-of-the-art data centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Nairobi.
This is in addition to leading cloud-based services, such as Microsoft Office365 and Microsoft Azure, and innovative digital content provision, including Netflix, NBA, TED and Kwese Play.