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We're extremely proud to be recognised by our peers in numerous industry awards held in Africa and across the world.  Every one of our team works hard to continue to build Africa’s digital future and every award is truly appreciated.  We are an agile and entrepreneurial company that will continue to innovate and set the standard for the African telecoms market. The awards below highlight just some of our many achievements and innovations.

Liquid Telecom wins three times at Capacity Africa Awards

September 2017

Capacity Africa Awards

On 5 September 2017 at a ceremony held during the annual Capacity Africa conference which is taking place this week in Uganda, Liquid Telecom picked up awards in three categories

Global Award for Development of Always-On Satellite Links for Enterprises in Africa

May 2017
Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

 A new satellite technology pioneered in Africa by Liquid Telecom and Newtec was among last night’s winners at the Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards, picking up the accolade for Enterprise Service Innovation.

Best African Wholesale Carrier

November 2016
Global Carrier Awards

Last night at the annual Global Carrier Awards, Liquid Telecom was named Best African Wholesale Carrier for the fifth consecutive year, with the company recognised for its dynamism, ongoing innovation and overall excellence.

Marketing Campaign of the Year

November 2016
AfricaCom Awards


Liquid Telecom Wins AfricaCom award for its AfriCAN marketing campaign

Best Southern Africa Wholesale Carrier

October 2016
Africa Carrier Awards


Liquid Telecom was named Best Southern Africa Wholesale Carrier at the first ever Africa Carrier Awards, held in Kampala, Uganda, as part of Capacity Africa 2016.

Best African Wholesale Carrier

November 2015
Global Carrier Awards

Liquid Telecom has been named as the Best African Wholesale Carrier for the fourth consecutive year at the 11th annual Global Carrier Awards with the company honoured for its innovation, vision and service excellence.

Best Wholesale Operator

May 2015
Total Telecom Africa Awards


The Africa Awards recognise outstanding performance and innovation from the companies and individuals driving the success of the African telecom industry.

VSAT Innovation for Africa

November 2014
AfricaCom Awards

Winner  VSAT Innovation for Africa for our shared MPLS satellite service. Traditionally end-users requiring MPLS satellite services in Africa have had to buy a dedicated channel on a satellite link. Liquid Telecom’s R & D team developed a way to split an MPLS channel. 

Best African Project

November 2014
Global Carrier Awards

Winner of Best African Project for its work in building the East Africa Fibre Ring. 

World Communications Awards

October 2014
World Communcations Awards

Nominated for Best Wholesale Carrier and Best Operator in an Emerging Market. Winners announced in December.

Connecting the unconnected

June 2017
Global Carrier Community Meeting (GCCM)


Liquid Telecom was named Best Connecting The Unconnected Operator at the Global Carrier Community Meeting (GCCM), an exclusive global telecoms club and industry-networking platform for wholesale telecoms service providers.

Best ICT Infrastructure Development Project

December 2016
Zimbabwe Mega Project Management Awards

Liquid Telecom was awarded Best ICT Development Project at the inaugural Zimbabwe Mega Project Management Awards, which took place on 20 December 2016 at the Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare.

Best connecting the unconnected initiative

November 2016
Global Telecom Awards


Wi-Fi networks built in Kenya by Liquid Telecom and the Office of the President (Kenya) were named as the Best Connecting the Unconnected Initiative in the world at an international ceremony in London last night, attended by global operators and vendors.

TMT Growth Story Of The Year

November 2016
TMT Finance World Congress Awards

Liquid Telecom was last night selected as best Growth Story of the year at the TMT Finance World Congress Awards 2016 in London.

Best Independent Data Provider

July 2016
Telecoms Awards 2016


Best Independent Data Provider – Africa & IP Provider of the Year – Africa.

Best Network

October 2015
Africa Telecom People Awards

Liquid Telecom was crowned Best Network 2015 at the Africa Telecom People (ATP) Awards. The award recognises Liquid Telecom's contribution to the internet, specifically opening up Eastern and Southern Africa, through the deployment of the most developed multi-country fibre optic terrestrial network across the continent.

African Project of the Year

May 2015
Total Telecom Africa Awards


The African Project of the Year award for work in implementing the East Africa Fibre Ring.

Best Pan African Initiative

November 2014
AfricaCom Awards

Winner Best Pan African Initiative category, recognised for building the East Africa Fibre Ring which connects Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and back into Kenya - the first fully redundant regional fibre ring, connecting these countries to each other and the rest of the world.

Best African Wholesale Carrier

November 2014
Global Carrier Awards

Named winner of Best African Wholesale Carrier for the third year running at the Global Carrier Awards for ongoing commitment and development to increasing our network size and reach. Building where no network has existed before to connect Africa to the wider world.

Infrastructure Innovation Of The Year

October 2014
FTTH Council Awards

Winner of the coveted “Infrastructure Innovation of the Year Award" for our new FTTH networks.