AFTER laying 2 500km of optical fibre in the western DRC, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a subsidiary of the Zimbabwean group Econet Wireless, plans to deploy a new 4 000km network between the central-southern area and the east of the country.
Kinshasa, Kikwit, Kananga, Muanda, Mwene-Ditu, Kolwezi, Lubumbashi . . . What do all of these cities have in common?
They now have access to the 2 500km fibre optic network laid by Liquid Intelligent Technologies (LIT) in the DRC.
This group, previously known as Liquid Telecom, is a subsidiary of the Zimbabwean group Econet Wireless, owned by Zimbabwean tycoon Strive Masiyiwa.