PIPEX Internet

PIPEX claims that it was Britain’s first commercial internet service provider, having been founded by internet visionary Peter Dawe in 1991. Today the company has 10,000 small and medium-sized business customers and, in partnership with Dixons, promotes its products in PC World, Dixons and Currys stores. It also sponsors the Rough Guide to the Internet. The company’s sales have increased 53% a year from £9.3m in 2000 to £21.7m in 2002.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank93
CompanyPIPEX Internet
ActivityInternet services provider
LocationHertfordshire
Average 3 year sales growth53.09%
Latest sales £000s21,690
Staff56
Founded1991
Websitewww.pipex.net

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