Cambridge Broadband Networks

Pioneering next generation microwave transmission equipment since 2000, CBNL is the global leader in carrier-class, multipoint microwave backhaul and access solutions.
CBNL’s VectaStar platform is deployed by over 70 communications providers across 41 countries, including seven of the top ten mobile operators.
With high capacity and unparalleled efficiency, VectaStar improves network spectral efficiency by at least 40%, whilst offering total cost of ownership savings of up to 50% compared to alternative technologies.
In today’s data age, VectaStar is one of the world’s leading solutions for enterprise access, macro and small cell backhaul.

Company Growth (employees)
Cambridge, GB
Size (employees)
111 (est)
Cambridge Broadband Networks was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Cambridge, GB

Key People at Cambridge Broadband Networks

Lionel Chmilewsky

Lionel Chmilewsky

Chris Caswell

Chris Caswell

Chief Financial Officer
John Naylon

John Naylon

CTO and Co-founderBOD
Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin

VP Sales, Latin America
Kamel Kaddoumi

Kamel Kaddoumi

VP Sales, Middle East and Northern Africa
Rebecca Davies

Rebecca Davies

HR Director

Cambridge Broadband Networks Office Locations

Cambridge Broadband Networks has offices in Cambridge, Sandton, Lagos, Nairobi and in 1 other location
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
Cowley Rd Autonomy House
Dubai, AE
Burj Khalifa 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd
Nairobi, KE
Karen Rd
Lagos, NG
11 Awolowo Rd
Sandton, ZA
0 Muswell Rd

Cambridge Broadband Networks Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$123.8 m

Latest funding size

$16.5 m

Time since last funding

over 6 years


Cambridge Broadband Networks's latest funding round in December 2010 was reported to be $16.5 m. In total, Cambridge Broadband Networks has raised $123.8 m

Cambridge Broadband Networks Financial Metrics

Cambridge Broadband Networks's revenue was reported to be £29.9 m in FY, 2015 which is a 28% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

29.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

12.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(2.6 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.2 m
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


23.9 m27 m23.4 m29.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

14 m15.3 m13.4 m17.6 m

Gross profit

9.9 m11.6 m10 m12.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

15.4 m12.6 m14.1 m13.6 m

Pre tax profit

(1 m)(6 m)(3.4 m)

Net Income

(529.9 k)(5.2 m)(2.6 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


684.5 k1.4 m1.2 m

Accounts Receivable

6.6 m9.8 m14.9 m

Current Assets

11.2 m16.7 m20.8 m


291.8 k291.8 k232.6 k


85.3 k14.3 k7.1 k

Total Assets

11.6 m17 m21 m

Accounts Payable

5.2 m6.5 m9.1 m

Current Liabilities

11.3 m20 m26.1 m

Total Liabilities

12.9 m23.5 m29.9 m

Retained Earnings

(529.9 k)(5.2 m)(2.6 m)

Total Equity

(1.4 m)(6.4 m)(8.8 m)

Financial Leverage

-8.5 x-2.6 x-2.4 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(948.9 k)(7.2 m)(2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.8 m8 m2.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

497.1 k878.1 k817.5 k
GBPY, 2015


277.2 k

Financial Leverage

-2.4 x

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