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Founded in October 1994 by friends Chris Wilson and James Murray, Alternative Networks claims to be Britain’s largest independent reseller of telecommunications services. A strong focus on customer service and extensive in-house staff training at its Alternative Academy have helped the London company grow sales 86% a year from £2.9m in 1998 to £18.4m in 2001, when it employed 164 people.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank57
CompanyAlternative Networks
ActivityTelecoms systems integrator
LocationSW London
Annual sales rise over 3 years86.01%
Latest sales £000s18,354
Staff164
Founded1994
Websitewww.alternativenetworks.com

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