Original disclosure @ IFC website
Updated in EWS May 17, 2023
Disclosed by Bank May 3, 2023
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According to the IFC, Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Limited, via its local subsidiaries (including Liquid Telecom South Africa and Liquid ECG Infraco) has rolled out extensive broadband services in various provinces. The Project entails the provision of broadband services, initially using microwave, before fully transitioning to fiber once the deployment is completed. During the initial 3 years, Liquid ECG Infraco will be rolling out over 7,000 kilometres of fiber. Liquid plans to implement the project through a wholly-owned special purpose vehicle. The project activities have commenced since mid-2022, and to date there has been a roll-out of 2,700 kilometres of fiber.
As stated by the IFC, Liquid is the leading pan-African provider of wholesale voice, wholesale data, and internet protocol services, and an existing IFC client, and provides internet services across the African continent and in particular across various provinces in South Africa.
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General IFC Inquiries - IFC Communications:
Address: 2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20433
Telephone: +1 202-473-3800
Fax: +1 202-974-4384
Client - Liquid Telecom South Africa:
Address: 401 Old Pretoria Road, Midrand, South Africa
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