Leading technology platform acquires Telford-based, Telserve Group to cement its position as one of Europe’s fastest growing businesses.

plan.com has today announced its acquisition of the Telserve Group for an undisclosed sum as part of an ambitious strategy that will see it expand significantly over the next five years. The enlarged business has also unveiled plans for Telserve to expand to a second office in Birmingham in October, giving the group a presence in four locations and a combined team of over 170 personnel.  

With effect from 1 October 2022 the deal will see the hugely successful Telserve Group become a plan.com company, with its senior leadership team, including managing director Stuart Box remaining with the business to support the group’s UK expansion. The newly expanded plan.com business will continue to be headquartered in Douglas on the Isle of Man, where it plans to unveil its recently constructed, state-of-the-art HQ in early 2023.

plan.com specialise in the provision of innovative connectivity and productivity solutions to businesses throughout the UK via its award-winning my.plan platform. In 2021 the group launched its brand-new hosted proposition, followed closely by the announcement of its partnership with TalkTalk and most recently, its MVNO with EE in July this year.

Dan Craddock, CEO and co-founder of plan.com said:

“I’m delighted to welcome the team at Telserve into the plan.com group. They have an established and successful business model that complements our partner-led route to market perfectly. Our combined expertise will provide a strong foundation for continued expansion in the UK and presents exciting opportunities to build on our market-leading reputation.”

He continued:

“Telserve has been a trusted, plan.com partner for over six years and our newly, enlarged business presents significant benefits and opportunities for our partners, customers, and employees. We’re looking forward to working with Stuart and the team on this exciting chapter in our partnership.”

Based in Telford, Shropshire, Telserve is one of the fastest growing digital communications specialists. An experienced team of 60 professionals, Telserve offer a comprehensive range of services that help businesses work securely and smarter – at home, at the office or on the move.

Telserve, Managing Director, Stuart Box added:

“plan.com has an exceptional reputation as a market leader and innovator. We’re excited to work with them to strengthen the business’ already enviable offering and to playing a key part in the exciting expansion plans of our combined team."  

He continued:

“I’m really proud of everything we have achieved so far at Telserve and look forward to building on this success as part of one of the fastest growing businesses in Europe.”