Liquid Telecom has announced completion of the East Africa Fibre Ring which connects Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and back into Kenya. This creates the first fully redundant regional fibre ring, connecting these countries to each other and the rest of the world. This will ensure that businesses across the East African community now receive continuity of Internet connectivity and a much more reliable service.
Nic Rudnick, CEO of the Liquid Telecom Group, said: â€œThis is a historic service improvement for the people and businesses of east Africa, especially those in Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda, who will not have experienced such reliable internet previously. This pioneering achievement will add value to east African businesses and enable online trade within the East African community and globally,, with reliable connectivity comparable to anywhere else in the world.
The new fibre ring forms part of Liquid Telecomâ€™s Pan-African fibre network, the largest single fibre network on the continent, spanning more than 17,000km across country borders and connecting areas where no fixed network has existed before.
The new East African Fibre Ring ensures more reliability and security of data connectivity, internet and business services than has ever been available, with Liquid Telecom showing measurable service improvements and superior SLAâ€™s to businesses.