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Led by Chairman Tim Williams and Group CEO Martyn Stevens, Cellhire is a global provider of mobile Voice and Data and Internet of Things communications services.

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Cellhire: delivering innovative technologies

Our minority investment is supporting the management team’s organic growth strategy.

Cellhire is a global provider of mobile Voice and Data and Internet of Things communications services.

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  • Management buyout

Cellhire is a global provider of mobile Voice and Data and Internet of Things (IoT) communications services.

Headquartered in York, Cellhire offers high-speed and secure ways for businesses and partners to stay connected worldwide. It has built key partnerships with UK mobile network operators (MNOs) Vodafone, O2 and EE through long established ISP agreements. Internationally it has developed partnerships with more than 40 MNOs and rolled out its first Full MVNO on the Orange network in France. Recently it has worked with China Unicom at the Beijing Winter Olympics and has established a commercial agreement with Qatari MNO Ooredoo for the FIFA World Cup.

Cellhire serves customers across multiple distribution channels including B2B, B2C, White Label, Partner and M2M/IoT wholesale airtimes from offices in the UK, Germany, France, Japan and the USA.

Expanding a market-leading service proposition

LDC backed the management team of Cellhire, led by Chairman Tim Williams and Group CEO Martyn Stevens, in June 2022. We are supporting the business to expand its product and service offering and further develop its IoT proposition.

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Our team has worked incredibly hard over the last couple of years to strengthen our range of products and services. With LDC’s support we’re now at an exciting stage of our journey to broaden our proposition through technology and service.”
Tim Williams, Chairman
Cellhire