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Onecom: Providing greater bandwidth for success

Leading telecoms provider speeds up growth plans following £100m deal.

Sector
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms

Onecom is the UK’s largest independent business telecommunications providers

Deal type
  • Management buyout
Deal value

£100m

Onecom is the UK’s largest independent business telecommunications provider.

It manages nearly 100,000 business customers, delivering communication services and unified solutions across fixed-line voice, connectivity and cloud computing to some of the UK’s most dynamic companies. These include Farrow & Ball, Thwaites, Celtic Manor and 118 UK Ltd.

Headquartered in Fareham, Hampshire, it employs 400 people across 10 regional offices and its partners include Samsung, Apple, Gamma, Mitel and Virtual1.

It is a major partner of Vodafone, and in June 2019 Onecom announced a five-year deal together that will be worth up to £600m in revenue.

Supporting the team’s vision

In 2019 the firm’s ambitious management team secured investment from LDC in a £100m deal to allow it to implement its significant growth plans.

Following the deal, Onecom is working to increase the workforce substantially, invest in systems and processes that ready the business for scale, and make acquisitions.

In August 2020 Onecom acquired the Glamorgan Telecom Group. The acquisition will see the multi-million-pound revenue Glamorgan Telecom Group become a Onecom company with its senior leadership, including CEO Kelly Bolderson, remaining with the business. The deal represents the first of a number of acquisitions planned by Onecom.

Awards

Best Mobile Service and Solution Provider

Mobile Industry Awards (MIAs) 2020

Commitment to Outstanding Customer Services

Mobile News 2019

Total Communications Partner Award

Vodafone Partner of the Year Awards 2018-2019

Fast Riser Award

Solent 250 Awards 2018