Inter-Group and Budd Communications Limited acquired by Arrow Business Communications Limited.

Arrow is delighted to announce its acquisition of Inter-Group Communications,
a Southport based provider of IPtelephony, voice, network and managed services
in the public and private sectors for over 30 years. The acquisition also includes its Bristol based subsidiary company, Budd Communications.

The integration of Inter-Group Communications, Arrow’s 4th acquisition in
the last 3 years, will reinforce Arrow’s focus on the delivery of innovative
telecoms services to the business market as well as strengthen headcount
across its technical and engineering teams.

Arrow, headed by Chris Russell, specialises in telephony solutions for
business users and offers a diverse connectivity portfolio ranging from SIP,
Leased Lines, EFM and hosted telephony through to mobile voice, data, mobile
device management and professional services.  “This acquisition is another
great opportunity for Arrow to expand its nationwide customer base and
provide further opportunities for growth across all of our product
offerings” says Russell.

Cliff Barclay, owner of Inter-Group, was pleased to complete the deal
stating, “Arrow is a great match with IGC and we are excited to be part of a
larger team with access to an expanded business connectivity portfolio”.

Customers, suppliers and employees of Inter-Group and Budd Communications
will be integrated into the Arrow business which will be re-branded Arrow
Business Communications Limited. Staff will continue to offer local support
to their customer base and will operate from their existing premises.

Arrow continues to deliver against its strategy of stability and growth in
2013 by enhancing the range and depth of products provided to customers
whilst developing overall customer experience by continued investment in
innovative solutions and technical expertise.

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