Selnex has gained strength in the British market. The company today announced the acquisition of Herbert In-Building Wireless (HiBW), one of the UK’s leading indoor mobile connectivity providers.
In a statement, the company indicates that the acquisition will expand Selnex UK’s inland connectivity business and emphasize the creation of a new company, Selnex UK In-Building Solutions (CUKIS), which will be led by Tim Lyons, HiBW’s current director.
The acquisition responds to Selnex UK’s desire to lead the wireless telecommunications infrastructure market in multiple regions, beyond the traditional tower business, and will serve to further strengthen the current indoor connectivity business, commonly referred to as DAS. Is known.distributed antenna system), of Selnex in the United Kingdom, with various projects including Manchester City Stadium, Etihad Stadium.
“Joining the Selnex UK team is the perfect next step in growth for Herbert In-Building Wireless. As CUKIS, we will have all the elements to deliver a market leading DAS offering to companies. Selnex UK In-Building Solutions (CUKIS) “I look forward to working together to drive the growth of our customers and partners, mobile operators,” underlined Tim Lyons, director of
HiBW, which is part of the Herbert Retail Group, has a strategic commitment to fuel the growth of Selnex in the United Kingdom. The company has extensive experience working closely with UK mobile operators to provide indoor connectivity solutions to high-end customers in the communications, healthcare, pharmaceutical and public sectors. With the acquisition, all DAS activity of Selnex UK and HiBW will be carried out through this new company (CUKIS).
The Herbert Group is a family business headed by Richard Herbert. The Herbert Group was founded in 1760 in the City of London and has a longstanding reputation for designing, integrating and developing technology-based solutions. Herbert has extensive experience managing the nationwide implementation of equipment and software, product development, deployment, training and on-site maintenance. Herbert initially entered the DAS market to support the connectivity needs of its customers, but has expanded its reach to include sectors such as banking, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and retail.
The United Kingdom is one of Selnex’s main markets, with over 15,400 locations. The company, which had acquired Shere Group and Arqiva Towers in the past, has closed several agreements with BT. Selnex is finalizing the acquisition of Hutchison Towers in the British market, once authorization is received from competition authorities.