To our partners and customers,
Today we are thrilled to announce we are becoming part of Digital Colony’s UK Digital Infrastructure Platform. The last 12 years have been an incredible journey for iWireless Solutions, full of fantastic achievements and milestones. But none of this would have been possible without our amazing team and our clients.
We are joining Digital Colony to accomplish a bigger vision. All of us, iWireless Solutions, Digital Colony and StrattoOpencell, share a vision to change the world by helping people, communities and businesses get connected. We believe that by joining forces we have more resources to achieve this, adding more value to our clients whilst also building a great team with a unique offering.
Going forward, I want to assure you that we will continue to develop high capacity wireless networks within the most complex environments, providing our tailored service and supporting clients from conception through to development and maintenance. Our partnership with Digital Colony and StrattoOpencell makes for an exciting future as combined we have the skills and experience to ensure high quality wireless connectivity.
Joining Digital Colony’s family means being part of a unique platform, enabling us to reach new clients and further meet the ever-growing demand for connectivity.
We are excited to share more about what we’ll be working on together in the coming months. The possibilities are immense. This is just the beginning.
In the words of Steve Jobs, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
If you would like to find out more about our new partnership with Digital Colony, or wish to discover more about what iWireless Solutions has to offer, please do not hesitate to contact us: +44 (0)1342 305038 or firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team would be delighted to speak to you.
You can see the full press release below:
Digital Colony’s UK Digital Infrastructure Platform Acquires iWireless Solutions
iWireless Solutions Joins Growing Digital Infrastructure Platform,
Adding Outdoor Small Cell Capabilities
London – 29th April 2019. Digital Colony, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure, today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of iWireless Solutions, a leading small cell service provider that delivers wireless connectivity solutions to some of the largest and highest profile venues in the UK. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
iWireless Solutions will complement and bring outdoor small cell capabilities to StrattoOpencell, Digital Colony’s neutral host in-building mobile business, which is the leading in-building mobile service provider in the UK. StrattoOpencell delivers carrier-grade multi-operator indoor coverage to over 120 connected buildings, using over 2,700 cells. The acquisition of iWireless Solutions brings extensive outdoor connectivity experience including in the City of London, London Olympic Stadium, Twickenham Stadium, and other major outdoor UK venues.
“We have always championed small cells, and there is a growing industry consensus that they will be a crucial component in delivering mobile coverage, both inside and outdoors, for today’s networks and even more so as we enter the 5G era,” said Graham Payne, CEO of Digital Colony’s UK digital infrastructure platform. “We are delighted to welcome Ravi and the entire iWireless Solutions team to the family, their first-class approach to service integration, optimisation and radio network design is kindred to StrattoOpencell’s and will do a lot to further strengthen our deep mobile network operator relationships and outdoor small cell offerings.”
“In today’s world we expect to be wirelessly connected wherever we are. By joining Digital Colony’s neutral host team, we become part of a unique platform, enabling us to keep evolving as a company and further meet the ever-growing demand for connectivity” said Ravi Mondair, founder and CEO of iWireless Solutions. “StrattoOpencell has an unparalleled reputation in the UK mobile industry for its pioneering approach and innovative model for bringing carrier-grade, multi-operator mobile signal to buildings and enterprises of all types and sizes. Our partnership makes for an exciting future as combined we have the skills, track record and now investment to disrupt the outdoor small cells market.”
About Digital Colony
Digital Colony is a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure. The firm was launched in 2018 by Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading investor in and operator of companies enabling the next generation of mobile and internet connectivity, and Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY), a leading global real estate and investment management firm. The firm brings together Digital Bridge’s industry, operational and investment expertise in the telecommunications sector with Colony Capital’s 26 years of experience as a global investment manager. For more information, please visit www.digitalcolony.com.
About iWireless Solutions
iWireless Solutions is a specialist system integrator and service provider that has an extensive track record for deploying bespoke, high-capacity indoor and outdoor wireless systems. We have delivered well over 2,000 wireless systems across a variety of sectors, namely, outdoor small cells and smart cities, transport hubs, stadia, airports, tunnels and large-scale campuses. Our consolidated reputation in the market has been established for over 12 years whilst working alongside UK MNOs, ISP’s, government agencies and venue owners in the development of highly-reliable systems.
Stratto and Opencell were acquired by Digital Colony and merged in 2018 to form StrattoOpencell, combining the power of small cells with distributed antenna products and architecture to enable true neutral host in-building connectivity as a service. The business works with many of the UK’s leading enterprise, hospitality, specialty workplace and large-scale developer businesses, providing carrier-grade multi-operator indoor mobile coverage anywhere that people work, live and play. StrattoOpencell is Digital Colony’s first investment in the UK, and is part of its broader plan to create an integrated digital infrastructure platform with towers, small cells, fibre networks and data centres.