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Chess Acquire The UK’s Best Number Company

Chess acquire TTNC - The Telephone Number Company to kick off their ambitious growth plans in 2022

Leading technology provider Chess announce the acquisition of TTNC - The Telephone Number Company, ranked as the number one telecommunications service provider on Trustpilot with over 600 reviews.

Chess’ team looks after over 28,000 customers, from small business to large blue-chip enterprises and public sector organisation.

TTNC is a provider of end-to-end communication solutions, boasting the UK's most comprehensive range of telephone numbers. Their services also include call management packages, cloud numbers, Voice over IP Services, SIP Trunks, Call Tracking and bespoke telephone answering services.

Chess’ product portfolio includes connectivity, cloud, digital and security solutions, including business broadband, telephony, and unified communications, as well as professional and managed services. The TTNC addition will enhance their small business customer experience.

Chess have over 60 industry awards and, more importantly for the new TTNC people, are ranked over 12 consecutive years in Top 100 Companies to Work For.

David Pollock, Chess Founder and Executive Chairman, commented:

“We have ambitious growth plans and the acquisition of TTNC sets us up for a great start to the year. Small business owners are time poor so need a knowledgeable and efficient technology partner. The addition of The Telephone Number Company will further strengthen our capability to deliver end-to-end services to our small business customers through a fully digital experience.”

Mark Burcher, Managing Director and Founder of TTNC, said about the acquisition:

“I am delighted that TTNC is joining Chess at such a pivotal and exciting time in the industry. I've always admired how Chess is so passionate about their vision, culture and values, and how they continuously invest in their people, so finding a new home for the TTNC Team and TTNC Customers was an easy choice for me. The acquisition will create many opportunities for our people and customers, and I'm excited about the future.”

About the author

Elena Doncheva

Elena Doncheva, Head of Marketing at Chess, joined the organisation after finishing her International Business and Management postgraduate degree at Alliance Manchester Business School. With B2C and B2B experience, she sees marketing as a key driver for business growth. Together with her team, Elena is responsible for demand generation, brand building and PR. 

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