A history of Green Telecom

A Company Evolving: Middlesex Communications to IBNetworks to Green Telecom Limited
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June 8, 2011 - PRLog -- On 10 March 1876 Alexander Graham Bell spoke to his assistant Thomas Watson the first recognisable words ever transmitted by telephone, "Mr Watson, come here, I want you". This first articulate sentence was transmitted over 100 feet of wire.113 years Later, Green Telecom was formed by the current directors in 1989 trading then as Middlesex Communications Group.(MCG). The companies Managing Director, Steve Hayden, had previously completed a three year BT engineering apprenticeship and a obtained a BTEC in Telecommunications.

MCG were primarily an engineering company installing telephone systems for other telecoms sales companies across the UK and quickly grew to an engineering force of 50 plus engineers covering installation and maintenance for many of the south east of England Telecoms companies.
In 1995 MCG became a limited company - Middlesex Communications Limited. The focus in 1995 was to move in to the system sales arena and to get things right first time, something that was not happening with some of the companies MGC had worked for.
In June 2001, The Limited company was renamed International Business Networks Limited (IBNetworks) and in this year won the prestigious 'dealer of the year' award at the comms dealer awards ceremony.

In 2003, IBNetworks were again nominate d for an award, this time as reseller of the year for their quality IBNConnect Calls and line rental services.

IBNetworks has enjoyed year on year growth by building solid and lasting relationships with clients.

In October 2005, IBNetworks relocated to newly purchased offices in Chesham Buckinghamshire, with state of the art telecommunications and IT wiring and systems with full call centre functionality for their customer services and a fully equipped Customer demonstration suite..

June 2007 saw a rebrand of the company back to their traditional Green colours with this newly designed and relaunched website and new company logo . 2007 again saw IBNetworks nominated for the VOIP solution of the year award for the largest (to date) installation of the new Panasonic KXTDA telephone system for Tripp luggage using VOIP technology connecting head office to over 150 VOIP extensions located in Debenhams stores nationwide.

April 2008 saw the final rebrand to Green Telecom. The companies full title is now International Business Networks Limited Trading as Green Telecom.

In June 2008, Green Telecom launched their tree planting program to offset carbon dioxide emissions helping to prevent climate change and creating space for wildlife.

Throughout 2008, Green Telecom operated as a Carbon Positive company. Their carbon footprint was calculated and (over) offset to a Wind Energy Project in Harshnath, India. The objective of this carbon offset project is development, design, engineering, procurement, finance, construction, operation and maintenance of wind power projects totaling 4.8 MW wind power projects in the Indian state of Rajasthan to provide reliable, renewable power to the Rajasthan state electricity grid which is part of the Northern regional electricity grid. The project will lead to reduced greenhouse gas emissions because it displaces electricity from fossil fuel based electricity generation plants. The total estimated reductions from this carbon offset project are 16,591 tonnes of CO2e

In January 2009 the company was renamed at Companies House completing the rebranding to Green Telecom. 2009 also saw Green Telecom celebrating its 20th anniversary

In January 2010 Green Telecom again calculated their Carbon Footprint and over offset to maintain their Carbon Positive status part

In March 2010 the companies Quality systems have been successfully updated to 9001-2008 specifications

In July 2010 Green Telecom Planted 100 Biodiversity Trees throughout the UK, creating wildlife habitats and helping to secure biodiversity.

August 2010 will see Green Telecom begin the transition to paperless billing part of our ongoing commitment to enhance our green credentials.

November 2010 - Green Telecoms Paperless billing system is now fully live, reducing tons of paper use and delivery CO2 emmissions. A great step forward in becomming the Green Telecom company of choice.
For information about Green Telecom visit  http://www.greentelecom.co.uk

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