Another year of success for Entanet

By Simon Meredith | 20th December 2016

Connectivity wholesaler set to cap 20 years of consistent growth by closing in on £36m turnover target – partners continue to play a central role in the company’s progression

Telford – 20 December 2016 – Entanet, one of the UK’s leading wholesale providers of connectivity services, is completing its twentieth year of trading on a high as it nears its £36 million turnover objective set at the start of 2016.

It has been a year of outstanding achievements for the company, which has continued to grow organically in the face of increasing industry-wide competitive pressure. Key achievements in 2016 include:

  • Year-on-year revenue growth of over 12 percent to £36 million (forecast)
  • Achievement of the BS EN ISO 9001:2015 quality management accreditation
  • Launch of a new synergi™ partner portal to make it even easier for partners to do business
  • Creation of apprenticeship scheme with four apprentices recruited in core Customer Service and Technical Support teams
  • Staff numbers grown from 100 to 115
  • Four industry awards obtained for Best Channel Account Team and Best Marketing Team in both the Comms Dealer Sales & Marketing Awards and the CRN Sales and Marketing Awards.

The company’s continued success has been driven by its partners, and Chief Executive Elsa Chen said that its firm commitment to its channel would remain to be at the heart of its strategy.

“The success of Entanet is wholly dependent on the success of our partners. We recognise that resellers need to have confidence, not only in the quality of the services that their suppliers deliver, but also that they understand what’s important in providing connectivity solutions and appreciate the challenges that resellers face today. Our business is built on the strong foundations of solid customer service, network superiority and competitive agility, which is exactly what resellers need to thrive in such a competitive environment.

“We’re looking forward to 2017 with eager anticipation. We plan to launch several new products and initiatives to help partners differentiate themselves, enter new markets and win more business. The technology and the market is moving even faster now and this is an exciting time for resellers who can identify and capture opportunities. Entanet is well-placed to support them in delivering positive results for their customers by helping them to succeed through the effective use of technology.”

Picture: Elsa Chen, Entanet.

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About Entanet
Entanet is a leading wholesale voice and data communications provider and operates via a network of wholesale and resale channel partners. It was founded in 1996 and employs over 80 staff at its offices in Telford, Shropshire.

In February 2014, mid-market equity investor Mobeus Equity Partners made an initial £6 million investment to support a £14 million management buyout.

Entanet offers an extensive portfolio of connectivity services, including wholesale and packaged broadband, leased lines, EFM, IP VPNs, hosting and co-location, VoIP and traditional telecoms. The company operates its own fully-resilient nationwide next generation network which enables it and its partners to provide up to 10Gbps capacity to customers right across the UK. In addition, it has further connectivity into Amsterdam and Frankfurt and over 900 peering relationships across Europe.

The quality of Entanet’s services and its commitment to partners has been widely recognised. The company was recently named ‘Wholesale Provider of the Year (Large)’ in the 2015 Comms Business Awards and received the 2015 ISPA award for ‘Best SME Business Broadband’ and CRN Sales and Marketing Award for ‘Best Vendor Account Management Team’. The company has also been listed on a number of occasions in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and other listings of fast-growing, privately-held UK companies.

For more information contact:
Darren Farnden, Head of Marketing
Entanet International Ltd
Tel: 0333 101 0000

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