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19 December 2018

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UK Connect celebrates an outstanding year – and looks to the future

2018 has been a very successful year for UK Connect. We achieved new highs in sales, expanded the business, rebranded the company and, above all, supported the UK’s leading housebuilders with critical broadband services. As the new year fast approaches, we look back at some highlights of the past 12 months.

2018, celebratation, UK Connect

The year began with an important milestone as UK Connect celebrated our Five Year anniversary. In just a short time, we are well on the way to achieving our vision of becoming the leading supplier of broadband to the UK’s construction industry, thanks to a winning combination of super-fast LTE Advanced technology, swift installations and a strong ethos of customer service.

In May we re-branded as UK Connect, a name that reflects our commitment to make high-tech solutions clear and simple. Shortly afterwards we moved to our new head office in Guildford which marks the start of our ambitious plans to open more offices across the UK and strengthen our service to customers.

Over the year we virtually doubled our client base and in September recorded the highest number of sites with our fibre-speed broadband solutions to date. Our flagship rapid broadband service is now live on more than 1,000 sites across the UK and expansion is being fuelled by word-of-mouth recommendation and organic growth. Among many business wins, we were thrilled to be appointed as Taylor Wimpey’s strategic partner for high-speed site broadband connectivity across all its sites and sales offices.

As the business grows, we’ve taken on 11 new staff in recent months to meet demand. Operations manager Kayleigh Atkinson has been promoted to operations director and an important part of her role involves visiting customers to demonstrate how UK Connect can help them use the latest technology to increase productivity and reduce costs.

UK Connect is looking forward to staying at the cutting edge of mobile and wireless communications and 2019 promises to be an exciting time as 5G starts to roll out.

We couldn’t achieve all this without our loyal customers.

We wish you all a very Happy Christmas and successful New Year!

2018 has been a turning point for the business, with the celebration of our five year anniversary and re-branding the business, we are now in a great position to move forward and strengthen our relationships and offerings to the construction industry.
PJ Farr, UK Connect

PJ Farr

Managing Director

UK Connect

UK Connect are always looking for driven, successful people to join the team. If you are interested in becoming part of a forward thinking, diverse and dynamic workforce then please visit our careers page for our current opportunities or get in touch to find out more on 0333 015 5368.

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“Working with UK Connect has been a smooth and easy process. The team has been fantastic by going above and beyond, getting our broadband installed for us within extremely tight deadlines and ensuring the client relationship is done in an efficient manner. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the UK Connect team, as I find they are highly reliable and have good attention to detail and carry out the job to an exceptional standard.

Jonny Leivesley

Redrow Homes

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