In Brief

Internet

- The Liquid Telecom Group announced that it has been appointed the official connectivity provider for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly.  The Assembly will take place 24-29 August in Livingstone, Zambia, and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. In preparation for the Assembly, Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe and CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia have laid new fibre to connect all major hotels and international airports in Lusaka, Livingstone and Victoria Falls to its existing fibre network.  In addition, Liquid has installed wifi throughout the hotels and airports. awards.  

- First National Bank plans to launch its first uncapped fixed-line broadband data plans later this week, offering discounts of up to 100% on monthly subscription fees to qualifying customers. The bank said in a statement on Monday that qualified personal cheque account holders and private client customers can receive between 10% and 100% off through its Internet service provider, FNB Connect.