Liquid Telecom  has published its final annual report for 2017 on African Innovation.  Grab your copy now!With nearly 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24, Africa has the youngest population in the world. This figure is set to double by 2025, ushering in a new generation with the potential to understand and solve pressing social and economic challenges by harnessing the power of digital innovation.

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At the same time, entrepreneurship is forging its own identity across the region. The report identifies a new generation of African start-ups that are developing solutions and services for African problems. Highlights include: an analysis of Africa’s major tech hubs, insights from entrepreneurs, investors and start-ups on what the tech ecosystem needs next, an update on the solutions and services tackling problems in rural areas. High-speed, reliable connectivity underpins innovation, and the rollout of new networks is an important enabler for start-ups and the advancement of digital services. It is why through this report, Liquid Telecom is showcasing the region’s latest innovation and talent, which it supports through Africa’s largest independent fibre network. Click here to download your free report now!

Liquid Telecom is the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa. It supplies fibre optic, satellite and international carrier services to Africa’s largest mobile network operators, ISPs and businesses of all sizes. It also provides payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond. Put simply, they connect people.

They started out by questioning the way things are done and being single-minded in our determination to improve them. Everything they do is driven by a simple yet powerful belief that everyone in Africa has the right to be connected. Over the last decade, this vision has helped us change the face of communications in the region.

Their future-focused approach to new product development makes our services endearingly adaptable. Their flexible and dynamic business model keeps us at the forefront of telecoms innovation. And by listening to customers, we ensure that our solutions are constantly evolving to meet their needs.

Among many other global awards, the company has been named Best African Wholesale Carrier for the last four consecutive years at the annual Global Carrier Awards.