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Solutions Group acquires The Kenton Group

Solutions Group (UK) PLC is delighted to announce the addition of Telecoms, Wide Area Networking and Broadband Equipment experts The Kenton Group™ to their growing family of technology businesses.

The Kenton Group are the leading UK supplier of Wide Area Networks, network access, demarcation and connection products, broadband solutions and voice access solutions for Carriers, Operators, Service Providers, Enterprise and Governments worldwide. They build and configure a range of products of their own design and manufacture, plus specialist products built by world leading manufacturers, enabled by an innovative full service portal, substantially speeding up order processing and product configuration for their customers.

The Kenton Group also design and provide major networks across the globe backed by a worldwide 24/7 network performance monitoring and support services, all based in the UK. “Innovating the connectivity of everything for an improved life. These words express the very essence of the Kenton Group. It is not just a slogan, it is our way of seeing the world and is behind our history of innovation that continues with exciting new technologies such as the Internet of things (IoT)” said Kenton Managing Director John Larkin. “Kenton’s ability to facilitate the delivery of high speed broadband over fibre and especially existing copper networks is generating rapid growth and this is set to continue in the next decade and beyond” he continued.

The Kenton Group – along with Kenton Research™ and three other Kenton divisions – will now benefit from the extensive resources and expertise available within Solutions Group® and their other sister businesses, including Vision Products (Europe) Ltd, the UK’s premier supplier of satellite, IPTV, HDMI and TV reception products; owners of the Vision®, Optima® and Multimedia Solutions brands, Impact Products (Europe) Ltd, major distributor of professional staging, lighting, sound and related accessories; owners of the Lightspace®, Brooke®, Lanta® and Rhino® brands and Precision Manufacturing Ltd (PML), a full service PCB manufacturing plant, offering box build and other related services.

“The synergy we are creating with the combination of Solutions and Kenton is extraordinary” said Group Managing Director Grant Lester. “These first class businesses provide outstanding customer support, superb products and exceptional technical expertise. They are highly respected leaders in their field and together now form a complete service to customers in this fast moving and diverging marketplace. Whatever the requirement, we have a real solution.”

Solutions Group® is the UK’s leading trade supplier of digital terrestrial and satellite TV delivery products via fibre optic, coax, HDMI and cat6. They are experts in signal distribution and work alongside the UK’s major broadcasters and service providers.

 

For further information please contact:

Theresa Gibson, Head of Marketing Solutions Group (UK) Plc

Tel: 01604 664550

marketing@solutionsgroup-plc.com; www.solutionsgroup-plc.com www.thekentongroup.com