Liquid Intelligent completes second phase of Gaborone Metro Ring


Liquid Intelligent Technologies Botswana has completed and launched the second phase of its Gaborone Metro Ring project, which underscores the company’s commitment to enhancing high-speed connectivity for businesses and individuals, hence fostering innovation and economic growth in the nation’s capital.

The project, which commenced with Phase I in August 2023, has swiftly progressed to Phase II, in the process creating 400 new jobs and connecting hundreds of additional businesses across Gaborone. The Metro Ring now links all key business centres in the city, ensuring that enterprises have access to reliable and fast internet services. Liquid Intelligent Technologies Botswana MD, Odirile Tamajobe, emphasised their dedication to advancing digital inclusion when launching the project, *WHERE and WHEN? He highlighted that last August, they completed the first phase of the Metro Ring project, and less than a year later, they have completed the second phase. “Directly and indirectly, we created 400 new jobs and have connected an additional hundreds of businesses in the city. The second phase of the Metro Ring project includes connections to key strategic locations connecting all the key business centres,” Tamajobe said.

The substantial investments by Liquid Intelligent Technologies in expanding its network underscore its ambition to establish a dominant presence in the region. On the other hand, the expansion is a testament to the telcom giants’ ongoing collaboration with the public sector to support the government’s strategic objectives and contribute significantly to Botswana’s National Digital Transformation Strategy. Moreover, Liquid Intelligent Technologies aims to grow its wholesale, enterprise, and retail services across Botswana, promising improved customer service and the introduction of new products. The development is poised to bolster the country’s digital landscape, paving the way for greater economic and social advancements. “As Liquid Intelligent Technologies continues to enhance connectivity and digital infrastructure, Gaborone stands to benefit from increased innovation, economic opportunities, and a strengthened position in the global digital economy,” he added.

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