In a move to expand its business, CEC Liquid Telecom announced that it had acquired Zambian ISP, Realtime, the country’s second largest ISP.
“Realtime Technology Alliance Africa (Realtime) will now focus on the retail and business markets in Zambia, which are not regulated by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA),” CEC Liquid Telecom announced in the acquisition statement.
According to the company, the aim is to deliver communications services to businesses and households across Zambia through the use of satellite and fiber networks that CEC Liquid establishes and the existing Wimax network.
“Realtime will also be one of the first resellers for Fibroniks, Liquid Telecom’s FTTH service over which homes and businesses of all sizes can receive 100Mbps, the fastest broadband available in Zambia,” it continued.
“The Fibroniks service – with its unlimited data packages – is initially available to 15,600 homes and businesses in Lusaka including the areas of Rhodes Park, Northmead, Long Acres, Sunningdale and Kabulonga,” the statement added.
The company said the expansion of services would be gradual through the end of the year, with much of the focus on Lusaka and then the rural areas of the country.