MX Telecom

This firm provides a gateway between mobile-phone users, the networks and content providers. Its technology allows drivers in London to pay their congestion charge by an SMS text message, for example, while its picture messaging technology was used by the BBC for its programme Passport to Paradise, allowing viewers to send in photos of themselves. Former derivatives trader Mark Fitzgerald and IT expert Thomas O’Donohoe set up the company in 2000 and have grown profits 55% a year, from £1.7m in 2003 to £6.4m in 2006.

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Company details
CompanyMX Telecom
ActivityWireless technology developer
Annual profit growth54.91%
Latest profits £000s6,405
Latest sales £000s45,199

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