Liquid Telecom wins at Comms MEA Awards for using IoT to help improve the livelihood of fish farmers in Kenya

Liquid Telecom Kenya recognised for Internet of Things (IoT) network deployment in Western Kenya to monitor and protect freshwater fish populations

Dubai, November 11, 2019

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom was named as the winner of the IoT Solution of The Year at the 14th CommsMEA Awards in Dubai last week.

Liquid Telecom’s IoT network in Kenya was recognised for its success in helping fish farmers to improve their yields, and for providing a concrete example of how IoT will help Africa’s economic development.

Mohamed Abdel Bassit, Liquid Telecom’s Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa, who collected the award said “I am delighted that Liquid Telecom is once again recognised as one of the most dynamic and innovative companies in the telecom industry in both the Middle East and Africa. Using technology to support agriculture and specifically fish farming in this way is also aligned to our vision - building Africa’s digital future - which this award acknowledges.”

These annual awards acknowledge operators and individuals who have taken a leadership role in the region’s fast growing and rapidly changing telecoms sector as well as companies that have invested in technology, implemented winning strategies and developed services to capture the hearts and minds of end-users.

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