Posted on January 13, 2020 by staff

Midlands tech deal as Wavenet acquires VIA


Nottingham tech firm VIA has been acquired by Solihull-based Wavenet.

The deal for the UK’s largest Skype for Business provider, which has transitioned to Microsoft Teams, is for an undisclosed consideration.

Telecoms firm Wavenet said the acquisition would boost its Microsoft Teams platform, TeamsLink.

Wavenet has 8,000 business and enterprise customers.

“VIA is an exciting addition to the Wavenet Group that brings highly valuable expertise and a passion for innovation,” said Philip Grannum, chief commercial officer at Wavenet.

“VIA has been extremely successful in building the platform and management portal for their Microsoft Teams services and we are looking forward to integrating their brilliant platform into ours to the benefit of all our customers and partners.”