Telecom One

Patrick Naughton started Telecom One with a team of four selling time on other companies’ telecoms networks while he financed the development of his own network.

He now sells to internet service providers. This focus on a fast-growing niche has driven up sales 202% a year, from £6m in 1999 to £55m in 2001. Further growth is expected from SMS and other mobile services the firm has been developing. These may benefit as watchers of the company’s own Dating Channel on Sky Digital text prospective partners.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank12
CompanyTelecom One
ActivityTelecoms network provider
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth201.54%
Latest sales £000s54,771
Staff35
Founded1997
Websitewww.telecom1.com

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