New Call Telecom’s CEO shortlisted for North West Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Nigel Eastwood has been chosen as a finalist in the prestigious annual North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Leading value telecoms company New Call Telecom is proud to announce its CEO and founder, Nigel Eastwood, has been shortlisted for this Award which reflects his central role in the strong growth of the business.
New Call has expanded as a result of the success with customers of its award winning broadband and phone offers since it relocated its Indian contact centre from Mumbai, India, to Burnley in 2011. As a result of New Call’s growth and its commitment to recruitment, training and apprenticeships the company now employs almost 200 people.
As well as growth in the UK Nigel has spearheaded the Company’s international expansion. He recently announced New Call plans to invest US $100 million in India buying mid-level telecom companies focused on providing innovative value added services in the broadband space.
Nigel Eastwood, New Call’s founder and Chief Executive, said: “I am delighted to have been shortlisted for this award, but it really reflects the huge success the whole team has achieved establishing New Call as a best in class telecoms service provider.”
The latest award nomination follows recent success by New Call in winning Apprentice of the Year and Judges Choice Award at the Themis Inspire and Achieve Awards.
New Call Telecom is a fast growing residential telephony and broadband company with a contact centre based in East Lancashire. It is a price leader in the residential telecoms market through its brands such as Primus Saver, Planet Talk, Just Dial and Rate Buster, the low cost international calls services.
The EN North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrate its 13th year as the North West’s top accolade for owner-managed businesses. The final winners will be announced at the awards gala dinner on the 16th October at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Cheshire.
About New Call Telecom
New Call Telecom is a dynamic telecoms service provider run by an experienced team of UK telecoms professionals. New Call Telecom provides telecommunication services in the UK under the following retail brands:
· Primus Saver (home phone, line rental, broadband and fibre)
· Primus Business (a complete portfolio of telecommunications solutions for business)
· Planet Talk (a range of discount international calling services)
· Just Dial (a range of discount international calling services)
· Rate Buster (a range of discount international calling services)
About New Sparta Limited
New Sparta has been founded by Dr. Jerome Booth, economist, entrepreneur, investor, commentator and leading expert on emerging markets.
New Sparta has invested in a range of businesses in telecoms, film, and journalism, publishing and insurance – typically with a controlling interest.
The New Sparta portfolio of companies consists of:
Walpole Holdings http://www.walpoleholdings.co.uk
Exaro News http://www.exaronews.com
Newcall Telecom http://www.newcalltelecom.co.uk
New Sparta Films http://www.newspartafilms.co.uk
Icon Film Distribution http://www.iconmovies.co.uk
IO Entertainment http://www.ioent.net/