Posted September 03, 2021
Liquid Intelligent Technologies confirms the launch of a point of presence (PoP) in Miami, connecting to the Liquid network via a South Atlantic subsea cable.
The new PoP is connected Liquid's 100,000km of fibre in 11 countries across Africa as well as a further 14 countries via the Operators Alliance Programme and Liquid Satellite Services, all of which forms part of Liquid’s East-West route between the US and Asia via Africa.
Through this new connectivity, African businesses and consumers benefit from a direct connection to the US, giving them access to Cloud services, OTT resources, Internet content and high-quality voice and video calls.
“The new PoP in Miami will enable US-based operators, businesses, OTT, Cloud service providers and CDN operators to access 40 data centres across Africa, including nine data centres operated by Africa Data Centres and six operated by Teraco," said David Eurin, chief executive officer of Liquid Sea.
"We will be able to interconnect with all our partners in the USA and provide a direct connection to US Internet resources to our Africa customers.”
Specifically, Liquid will connect to Miami via Fortaleza in Brazil and Luanda in Angola using the South Atlantic SACS and MONET subsea cables. While the PoP will be hosted at the Equinix data centre in Miami.
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