Midland Telecom take centre stage in latest move for Focus Group

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Focus Group has today announced the next step in its growth journey with the successful acquisition of Midland Telecom – a renowned specialist in managed communication services.

This news marks a further step in Focus Group’s progressive drive towards offering transformational solutions to businesses across the length and breadth of the UK, whilst delivering an unparalleled level of service, support and value to customers from an integrated network of regional hubs.

The move will open new doors as Midland Telecom, with its headquarters in central Birmingham, will serve as a pivotal location, enhancing Focus Group’s accessibility and presence in the Midlands. The acquisition will enable the team to deliver even more to customers across the area – more solutions, more operational capability and more expertise.

Midland Telecom has been in business since 1987 and has a solid reputation for being a service-led and people-based business. Its loyal and experienced team have developed long-standing relationships with its customers, through the reliable delivery of cloud-based products from leading vendors including Microsoft, Mitel, 3CX and BT. The acquisition brings product alignment whilst also presenting an opportunity to diversify, grow and tap into new markets.

Ralph Gilbert, Co-Founder & Director at Focus Group said: "As a rapidly expanding tech business, it’s fundamental that we keep people at the heart of all we do, with an unwavering focus on building solid relationships with our customers. The team at Midland Telecom share this commitment and they have a natural passion for finding the perfect solutions for each customer. So our new partnership ticks all the boxes…people, presence and portfolio. Welcome to the team Midland!"

Leon Fletcher, Director at Midland Telecom, added: "Every one of us at Midland Telecom is excited to be playing our part in advancing the success of Focus Group across the Midlands and beyond. Joining forces with Focus Group presents an incredible opportunity for growth and innovation. Our shared values and complementary product portfolios position us perfectly for success as we work together to deliver exceptional service and support to our valued customers."

Published 23rd April 2024