Internet provider Liquid Telecom Kenya is moving to offer fibre connections to homes and small businesses through its retail brand, Hai.The firm announced the move yesterday after completing its new Nairobi Metro network, a 4200km cable network built as part of its Sh20.3bn Internet infrastructure investment programme in Kenya. Hai unlimited internet service will serve homes and SMEs and is already operating in Runda and other housing estates. The Hai packages have also been built with a variety of value-added services, including video-on-demand ipidi tv.
The firm will also be adding hundreds of WiFi hotspots and additional value-added services in 2016, to extend the speed and reliability of its network to more customers, and to enhance the business and home Internet experience for its existing customers.
“Our over-riding mission has always been to achieve a reach and quality of Internet that will fuel the growth of Kenya’s internet economy, creating jobs and incomes. This sees us turn to our next step, strategically, in focusing this year, on last mile connections and value added service packages for our customers,” said Liquid Telecom Kenya CEO Ben Roberts.