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Alan Bonner

Pinnacle Telecom Group plc

Prior to joining the telecoms industry Alan Bonner was sales director for BUPA, responsible for growing the sales distribution from 34, to 523 sales people inside four years, contributing revenues of £35m per annum.

He left BUPA to set up a telecoms consultancy in 1996, during that time he also held the position of National Sales Manager for Atlantic Telecom plc, before founding Pinnacle Telecom Plc in 1998.

Alan aims to build a £50m business, which creates solutions that join together a company's three core networks (IT network, telephony network and mobile network).

Pinnacle is fully licensed Public Telephone Operator, has its own telephone network and interconnects with BT, Virgin Media and THUS. As well as this, it has its own hosted voice (VoIP) platforms and engineers.

It is also Scotland's oldest ISP (and a founder member of Nominet), operating from its data centre in Glasgow, which amongst others manages services for Loganair, Flybe, Salon Services and Holiday Inn Express.

By utilising traditional telephony and existing IT and mobile applications, coupled with next generation and DataStream services, Pinnacle is creating bespoke solutions for organisations, which increase efficiency, reduce cost and provide disaster recovery contingencies for customers.

Pinnacle' has prospered through organic growth, targeted acquisitions and disposals. Today; Pinnacle Telecom Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange with its shares traded on the AIM and Plus markets, Pinnacle is one of Scotland's leading providers of converged telecom solutions, bringing together fixed and mobile telephony, VoIP, broadband, IP and telematics solutions, all bundled and serviced wrapped to the client on one bill.

Awards:

Comms Business Channel Entrepreneur of The Year

Deliotte Technology Fast500 EMEA (69th)

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year (Finalist)

Deliotte Technology Fast50 (4th)

The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 (7th)

Deloitte Technology Fast50 (4th)

Comms Channel Awards Winner

The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 (22nd)

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