NFON UK opens Manchester office as it gears for growth

NFON UK, an entity of Munich-based NFON AG, the only pan-European cloud PBX provider, has opened its first UK office outside of its London headquarters, in Manchester Business Park.

PBX is a private branch exchange, which is a private telephone network used within a company or organisation.

NFON UK is experiencing tremendous growth, with revenue growth exceeding 25% for the third year in a row.

Opening this office in Manchester is a strategic move for the company, so that NFON UK can build upon the success it is already having in the region.

It also means it can enhance its support for its Northern partners, via offering closer training facilities, increasing response time for site visits and having more localised distribution.

The new Manchester office is conveniently situated next to Manchester Airport, so is perfectly situated for local, national and international connections.

The contemporary offices offer high spec working spaces, presentation tools, facilities and meeting rooms.

“I am thrilled that we now have a foothold in the region – we already have a number of staff working and hot-desking these offices and we are on a recruitment drive for new team members,” said Myles Leach, managing director at NFON UK.

“The market for cloud telephony is increasing at a rapid rate and much of this growth will be in the North.

“In the UK cloud telephone penetration already amounts to 13% and is expected to grow to around 27% in 2022.

“This is being fuelled by the rise in mobile working and investment that businesses are making in digital transformation.

“Moving to the Northern powerhouse will catalyse our business to the next stage, given the huge potential in the region.”

Hans Szymanski, chief executive and chief financial officer at NFON AG, added: “The UK is a strategic priority for the NFON group and we are committing to enhancing our investment in the country.

“Cloud is boundless and organisations in the UK are ahead of the European curve when it comes to seeing the benefits of moving voice to the cloud.

“We see tremendous market opportunities in the North of the UK and the formation of this new office will enable our UK division to go from strength to strength.”

On September 20, NFON AG published half-year results, with consolidated revenue of £18.4m and more than 287,000 seats NFON is on plan as expected.

Headquartered in Munich, NFON AG is the only pan-European cloud PBX provider – counting more than 15,000 companies across 13 European countries as customers.