News : Proximity Snapped Up by Maintel
Oct 29, 2014 -- Proximity Communications, along with its subsidiary Achilles Professional Services, have been acquired by Maintel.
Proximity, based in Thatcham, specialises in voice and data network infrastructure services and works with a range of technology partners.
Maintel is an AIM-listed provider of unified communications, contact centre, voice, mobile and data services.
The group said the acquisition is a key component of its strategy to diversify its revenue base and significantly increase its skills and presence in new products and services.
Maintel chief executive officer Eddie Buxton said: "Proximity is a highly respected business and builds on Maintel's offering in a number of key area.
"This is a core strategic investment for Maintel, bringing in new services and enhancing our existing capabilities, to create a new proposition that's important to our long term growth, and will be a direct benefit to our customers."
Former Proximity chief executive Darren Boyce will join the Maintel board as a non-executive director.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Maintel is a UK provider of tailored voice, data and mobile solutions for businesses nationwide.
Published: Thursday, October 30, 2014