Solar Communications, established in 1988, is a multi-award winning supplier of Unified Communications solutions suitable for businesses of any size. Our product portfolio includes UC telephone systems from market leaders ShoreTel, Mitel and Avaya, high-speed internet connectivity, calls and lines, wireless mobility, LAN infrastructure and HD video conferencing solutions. We have over 1000 clients, national and international, in a variety of sectors that include Finance, Legal, Education, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Charity. Our competitor advantage is down to the great client service we deliver through our great staff. Solar's Head Office is based in Chippenham, with further offices in Manchester and Fleet Street. • Shortlisted for ‘Reseller of the Year’ in the Comms Business Awards 2012. • Recognised in the Deloitte Technology Fast500 as one of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. • Ranked No.50 in the 2012 The Sunday Times TechTrack 100. • ShoreTel Circle of Excellence 2010 – 2015. • Selected by the London Stock Exchange, The Telegraph and Duedil as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2015. • Top ShoreTel International Partner 2015. • Finalist in UK IT Industry Awards and Comms National Award 2015. Specialties: Voice and data systems, Calls and Lines, managed services and mobile, ShoreTel, SIP, Video Conferencing, High Speed Internet Access, Unified Communications, VoIP, Avaya, ShoreTel Telephone Systems, ShoreTel Gold Partner
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Sheldon, GB
Size (employees)
116 (est)
Solar Communications is headquartered in Sheldon, GB
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Solar Communications Office Locations

Solar Communications has offices in Sheldon, London and Salford
Sheldon, GB (HQ)
Sheldon Corner
London, GB
22-24 Red Lion Ct
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Solar Communications Financials and Metrics

Solar Communications Financials

Solar Communications's revenue was reported to be £12.09 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

12.1 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

411.2 k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

364.3 k

EBIT (FY, 2016)

270 k

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

854.3 k
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2 m6.3 m7.5 m8.6 m9.4 m9.2 m13.5 m13.4 m12.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.4 m3.6 m4.5 m4.9 m5.5 m5.1 m6.8 m6.7 m5.9 m

Gross profit

623.3 k2.7 m3.1 m3.7 m3.9 m4.1 m6.6 m6.7 m6.1 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(154.1 k)217.5 k246.4 k390.1 k511.4 k526 k946.5 k802.4 k411.2 k

Dividends Paid

70 k147 k195 k289.2 k315.8 k400 k

Income Taxes Paid

(150.1 k)(269.1 k)(206.2 k)
GBPY, 2016


181.2 k

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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