West Bromwich telecomms firm sold to south coast counterpart

West Bromwich supplier of office telephone systems, broadband and mobile services, Midshire Telecom, has been sold to Bournemouth-based 4Com.

Midshire Telecom will retain its brand and operate as part of the 4Com Group of companies.

4Com’s chief executive officer, Gary Scutt, said: “Midshire Telecom has a well-earnt reputation in the industry. The team bring additional expertise in fields such as Managed IT Services and Office WiFi solutions, which we’re excited to be able to offer to our existing customers, while also introducing our own solutions to their customer base.”

Southeast law firm Moore Barlow advised 4Com on the deal.

Roger Bailey, partner in the corporate team at Moore Barlow, said: “4Com and Midshire already offer SMEs first-class IT and telecoms solutions, so the acquisition is a perfect marriage, bringing an even more expansive offering under one roof that will add value for both company’s customers.

“Midshire Telecom will benefit immensely from the scale that 4Com’s nationwide network of customers offers and means more SMEs across the UK will get access to an impressive suite of IT services, from maintenance to security.”

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