Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a subsidiary of Cassava Technologies, has successfully deployed the Mauritius Telecom T3 subsea cable, establishing a vital link between Mauritius and South Africa. The cable has been installed at Liquid’s landing facility in Amanzimtoti, located south of Durban. This development is expected to significantly enhance the stability and redundancy of connectivity between the two countries, addressing the need for reliable and efficient communication channels.
The T3 cable comprises four fibre pairs, boasting an impressive design capacity of 13.5 Tbps per fibre pair and a total capacity of 54 Tbps for the entire system. By leveraging Liquid’s extensive 110,000km fibre backbone across Africa, Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa aims to provide increased availability of high-speed and dependable internet connectivity to the economies of the Indian Ocean islands and South Africa.
Deon Geyser, the CEO of Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa, expressed the company’s commitment to building a digitally connected nation that caters to the needs of all South Africans. Through partnerships with various subsea cable systems such as Equiano, METISS, EASSy, and now the T3 cable, Liquid ensures that individuals and businesses in South Africa can access cost-effective, low-latency internet services to meet their critical connectivity requirements.
This collaboration not only delivers reliable internet connectivity to South Africa but also contributes to economic growth and community development by creating job opportunities. By providing access to high-speed connectivity, Liquid SA is supporting the backbone of the country’s businesses, enabling them to thrive in the digitally transformed business landscape.
The deployment of the Mauritius Telecom T3 subsea cable by Liquid Intelligent Technologies marks a significant milestone in enhancing connectivity between Mauritius and South Africa. This achievement will undoubtedly strengthen communication links, support economic growth, and foster a digitally connected future for both countries.