Liquid Telecom, Eutelsat partner on internet penetration




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Africa’s leading telecoms group, Liquid Telecom and Eutelsat Communication have partnered to deepen broadband internet provision in the country via satellite.

To achieve this, Liquid Telecom has renewed and expanded its Ku band capacity agreements on Eutelsat Communications’ (Euronext Paris: ETL) Eutelsat 7B satellite.

Under this multi-year, multi transponder agreement, Liquid Telecom will further leverage the coverage sub-Saharan Africa of the 7° East orbital position to extend its VSAT services. This will provide with fast and reliable internet access, even in the most remote corners of the region.


Commenting on the agreement, Chief Commercial Officer Eutelsat, Philippe Oliva, said: “We are delighted to have the to take the partnership between Liquid Telecom and Eutelsat to the next level. By working together to further strengthen our ties, we ensure the combination Eutelsat’s satellite coverages of sub-Saharan Africa and Liquid Telecom’s unrivaled expertise in the VSAT market deliver the highest possible service levels to Liquid’s customers throughout the continent”.

Also speaking, the CEO Liquid Telecom Satellite Services, Scott Mumford, said: “We are delighted to renew and expand our agreements with Eutelsat, ensuring we continue to rely on its support and coverage to deliver high-speed, reliable connectivity to existing and future customers, no matter where they are located.”

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