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By Alex Cliffe -

In early 2014 Elite Telecom acquired Modern Communications, since then they have been working together to seamlessly integrate Modern’s package of communications solutions with Elite’s core network.


This transition period is now complete and we are pleased to announce Modern Communications has been fully integrated within the Elite Telecom portfolio. As part of Elite’s unique business model, it is important that we are always offering our customers and potential customers the very best in unified data and communication solutions. With Modern Communications came great new supplier and partner contracts, including longstanding relationships with global leaders in hybrid cloud solutions. This has greatly enhanced Elite’s portfolio of virtual and next gen products, furthering our footprint within the UC sector and ensuring we continue to operate above the market.

Combined Forces

The combined forces that saw over 300 customers and 9 staff move into the Elite Telecom base in London, has proved to be as advantageous to current and potential customers as first thought. It has allowed Modern Communications to become part of a global name in communications and in addition to seeing Elite’s increased product portfolio, they have been able to keeping their competitive pricing. This acquisition has allowed Elite Telecom to continue their promise of adding value to customers and giving them the solutions that they want and need now. Modern Communications was a very targeted acquisition for Elite Telecom as they continue to expand their presence in London. It was the third acquisition made by Elite in the capital and it has become a key platform for further national and international growth of the company.

About Elite Telecom

Elite Telecom specialises in bespoke business telecoms and unified communications solutions, and is the only telecoms business to feature four times in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100. As expansion and growth have always been at the heart of their business, this acquisition has given us a great opportunity to bring together the best that both Elite, and Modern Communications, have to offer. As a business that keeps on top of trends and ahead of the curve, the acquisition of Modern Communications has ensured that Elite continues to deliver an unrivalled product portfolio designed to increase productivity, cut costs and deliver an excellent return on investment.

About Modern Communications

London-based Modern Communications was founded in 1998 and provided business telephony, fixed line services, connectivity, hosted IP and business continuity. Speaking of the acquisition Adrian Barnard, founder and managing director of Modern Communications, adds: “Elite shares the same vision and foundations on which Modern Communications was built and I am delighted for us to become part of the Elite business. The company is very dynamic and forward thinking. This acquisition enables us to enhance the provisioning of unified communications services further afield.”

For more information on our products and services or for more information on Elite Telecom/Modern Communications contact us today on 0844 257 7777.

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About Alex Cliffe

Alex Cliffe is the Operations Director and has played an instrumental role in Elite’s recent acquisition trail.She’s been with the company over 12 years and is responsible for building and leading the customer support departments and integrating acquired businesses.