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HFCL signs exclusive distribution agreement with Purdicom Ltd to further strengthen footprint in UK/Ireland Market

January 4, 2023

Purdicom Ltd will enhance the reach of its IO By HFCL communication products portfolio in the UK/Ireland market as part of an exclusive partnership.

London, Jan 19, 2023: – HFCL Limited, a leading telecom equipment manufacturer and technology provider has signed a distribution agreement with Purdicom Ltd, a leading value-added distributor specialising in Wi-Fi, networking & cloud technologies in the UK & Ireland. The partnership is aimed at distributing HFCL’s products and solutions ranging from advanced indoor & outdoor Wi-Fi 6 Access Points to commercial and industrial switching units, high-power Gigabit PoE+ Injectors, and the world’s first open-source enterprise-grade Wi-Fi 7 APs in the UK and Ireland market. Purdicom is launching the entire communications product portfolio of HFCL under the brand name IO by HFCL to their channel partners on 19th January 2023.

The distribution agreement is in line with HFCL’s strategy to reach new products, new customers, and new geographies.

This will facilitate a wide range of industries & enterprises having varied network requirements to acquire high-performance, reliable, and secure Access Solutions for building and enhancing their networks. With this alliance, HFCL is all set to disrupt future connectivity ecosystems for varied industry verticals and in the most challenging environments.

The company’s product brand, IO by HFCL, includes some key products including indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi 6 Access Points, and have recently launched the world’s first open-source Wi-Fi 7 Access Points. Our Wi-Fi 7 Access Points will increase the speed of connectivity increasing from 10 gbps to 46 gbps. The Global Enterprise Wi-Fi market was $7.6bn in 2021 and is expected to reach $9bn by 2023. 

Since its inception in 2005, Purdicom has fast grown as an acclaimed technology company. Based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, they are adept at understanding the uniqueness of each of their customers’ requirements and delivering customised solutions. They focus on supplying enterprise-level Wi-Fi, Point-to-Point, and security technology solutions enabling a multi-faceted connectivity approach that help businesses to perform more efficiently in their markets.

Commenting on this new distribution agreement, Mr. Jitendra Chaudhary, Executive President, HFCL Limited said, 

“We are delighted to enter the partnership with a leading distributor like Purdicom as this will help HFCL to further expand into the highly competitive UK and Ireland markets. Today, every business success is reliant on seamless & all-pervasive connectivity and we at HFCL are aware of this growing and pertinent need of our customers. To cater to this growing global data demand, we have developed a wide range of highly competitive, customizable, next-gen access solutions.”

Quote from Purdicom:

We are pleased to expand the distribution of IO by HFCL here in the United Kingdom and Ireland as their exclusive distributor. 

 Here in this important market, we have a great diversity of verticals that seek outstanding wireless and wired connectivity solutions. HFCL and Purdicom will develop a strong business working in hospitality, education, telecoms, and government sectors, creating a successful alliance. We are excited that we can provide IO by HFCL’s portfolio of cloud managed, enterprise Wi-Fi networking and switching offerings with the best total cost of ownership,” said Hugh Garrod Managing Director and founder of Purdicom

About HFCL

HFCL is a leading technology company specializing in creating digital networks for telcos, enterprises, and governments. Over the years, HFCL has emerged as a trusted partner offering sustainable high-tech solutions with a commitment to provide the latest technology products to its customers. Their strong R&D expertise coupled with their global system integration services and decades of experience in fibre optics enable them to deliver innovative digital network solutions required for the most advanced networks.

The Company’s in-house R&D Centre’s located at Gurgaon & Bengaluru along with invested R&D houses and other R&D collaborators at different locations in India and abroad, innovate a futuristic range of technology products and solutions. HFCL has developed capabilities to provide premium quality Optical Fibre and Optical Fibre Cables, state-of-the-art telecom products including 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products, 5G Transport Products, Wi-Fi Systems (Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 7), Unlicensed Band Radios, Switches, Routers and Software Defined Radios. 

The Company has state-of-the-art Optical Fibre and Optical Fibre Cable manufacturing plants at Hyderabad, Optical Fibre Cable manufacturing plants in Goa, and in its subsidiary HTL Limited at Chennai.

“We are a partner of choice for our customers across India, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and USA. Our commitment to quality and environmental sustainability inspires us to innovate solutions for the ever-evolving customer needs” A quote from HFCL.

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