BROADBANDCHOICESOctober 2012 | Investment News
broadbandchoices.co.uk, owned by Decision Technologies Limited (DTL), is an award-winning price comparison company with over 40 staff based in central London. Founded in March 2005, its broadband, home phone, digital TV and mobile phone comparison services are fully accredited by industry regulator Ofcom and its portfolio of websites attracts over 1.8 million visitors per month. broadbandchoices.co.uk has grown to be one of the leading brands in the home communications comparison sector. Visitors to the broadbandchoices.co.uk website can save themselves over £400 from their annual broadband, home phone and digital TV bill.
In addition to providing comparison and switching services directly to consumers via broadbandchoices.co.uk, DTL also operates a cutting edge partnership platform through which it powers the home communication comparison services of over 40 white label partners including Confused.com and GoCompare.com.
The management team, led by managing director Michael Phillips and chief operating officer Jon Ingram, has extensive experience in the online price comparison space. In May 2012 the company was ranked as the 35th fastest growing technology company in Europe by the GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards, and in September 2012 it was named 58th fastest growing technology business in the UK in the Tech Track 100 Awards.
Since BGF’s investment, DTL has established a European footprint through Comparaiso.es (Spain) and Schlaubi.de (Germany). The funding has been also used to accelerate broadbandchoices.co.uk’s ambitions in becoming the UK’s leading brand for customers looking to save money on broadband, digital TV and home phone services through two TV campaigns. DTL has invested in upgrading its technology platform and acquired a mobile phone price comparison capability.
BGF acquired a minority stake in the business and Mark Nunny sits on the board on behalf of BGF.
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