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Uganda: Alcatel-Lucent & Liquid Telecom look to expand networks

Uganda: Alcatel-Lucent & Liquid Telecom look to expand networks

Broadband, Internet, social media
Alcatel-Lucent is set to provide Liquid Telecom with various GPON and DWDM technologies for the expansion of its networks in Kenya and Uganda. Reports Itnewsafrica.com Alcatel-Lucent is providing upgrades to previously deployed dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) and gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) technologies. The DWDM upgrades will enable Liquid Telecom to add capacity needed to meet the demand for broadband services, as well as address new markets and business opportunities.  The technology will be used to provide the home and small office markets with high-speed Internet services. Ben Roberts, Group CTO of Liquid Telecom stated that: “As a company Liquid Telecom is focused on building Africa’s digital future and so we’re always looking to upgrade and