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  • Adam Phones founded in a small serviced office in London, hiring phones and pagers by the day.

01
Jan
1987
  • Before the rise of the mobile, pagers hit peak popularity in the 1980s. In 1987, we supplied beepers for hire, via the NHS, for anxious, expectant dads.

01
Jan
1987
  • In 1991 we began deploying satellite phones into remote areas including war zones and areas of national disaster – delivering critical communications for military personnel and rescue teams.

01
Jan
1991
  • In 1992 we took the decision to develop our own in-house billing platform. It’s proven to be a good investment for our clients, acting as the engine that powers our cost management solutions to mitigate bill shock.

01
Jan
1992
  • Cinema attendance was booming in the 1990s. In 1994, we provided communications to the cast and crew of 101 Dalmations. We’ve gone on to support a host of filmmakers and production companies.

01
Jan
1994
  • As the world became more mobile in 1995, we connected film crews in the remotest of locations where terrestrial telecoms was scarce – from documentaries like Big Cat Diaries to BBC journalists around the world.

01
Jan
1995
  • In 1995, we delivered mobile communications solutions to the White House staff during President Clinton’s first visit to Northern Ireland.

01
Jan
1995
  • In 1999, 12 years into the Adam Phones story, we obtained our licence to become a Service Provider for Vodafone.

01
Jan
1999
  • In 2000, we proudly supported the White House Communications Agency again during President Clinton’s visit with Gerry Adams to further the Northern Ireland peace process.

01
Jan
2000
  • We signed our second Service Provider Agreement, with O2, enabling us to deliver mobile solutions to customers on multiple networks for the first time.

01
Jan
2001
  • In 2003 we outgrew our small serviced office and purchased our first two adjacent offices in Chiswick, renovating them both into a single workspace.

01
Jan
2003
  • We pioneered online billing in 2005, saving our customers time by automating their accounting and invoicing processes and enabling their staff to process telephony expenses quickly and accurately.

01
Jan
2005
  • With media a firm staple of our lives, we worked with the Police, BBC and competing teams to cover one of London’s most prestigious events, the Oxford Cambridge boat race.

01
Jan
2008
  • In 2009, we were trusted once again by the White House Communications Agency and the US Secret Service to support President Obama’s first UK visit.

01
Jan
2009
  • Having successfully delivered mobile solutions to customers for 23 years, we made a decisive move into fixed line connectivity, signing wholesale agreements with seven domestic and international carriers in the first year.

01
Jan
2010
  • We were awarded another ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from the White House Communications Agency for providing services during President Obama’s visit to the Nato summit.

01
Jan
2011
  • To meet the compliance requirements of our City clients, we partnered with Natterbox to deliver mobile call recording solutions under the initial MiFID regulations.

01
Jan
2011
  • To facilitate further expansion, we purchased the office adjoined to our existing space and renovated it, increasing our capacity by a third.

01
Jan
2012
  • During the London 2012 Olympics we delivered advanced contact centre solutions to the security services that kept us all safe.

01
Jan
2012
  • We started funding Latymer Upper Saturday School, enabling 150 pupils from local primary schools, to experience both familiar and new subjects in a senior school setting.

01
Jan
2013
  • We launched our smartphone app, empowering customers to instantly check their usage, set alerts and view invoices on the screen of their smartphone.

01
Jan
2013
  • We entered a partnership with Semafone to deliver PCI compliant telephone payment solutions to our contact centre customers.

01
Jan
2014
  • We signed our third Service Provider Agreement, with EE. Customers could now procure services on all three of the leading UK mobile networks, and still benefit from our advanced service wrap.

01
Jan
2015
  • We provided connectivity to five of the top six biggest London hedge fund launches of the year.

01
Jan
2015
  • We were awarded Best Mobile Communications Provider by HFMTechnology for our work supporting the alternative investment market.

01
Jan
2015
  • Adam Phones was proud to be included in the Spear’s 500 list of top firms for private and ‘high net worth’ clients.

01
Jan
2016
  • Adam Phones is awarded Best Mobile Communications Provider by HFMTechnology for the second year running.

01
Jan
2016
  • We launched our cross-network portal and all new mobile app, delivering real-time data to users and budget holders, usage and trend analysis, streamlined administration, and enhanced inventory management.

01
Jan
2017
  • To support our financial services customers, we launched our fixed line call recording solution in partnership with Natterbox, complimenting our existing mobile solutions for compliance.

01
Jan
2017
  • We were awarded Best Mobile Communications Provider by HFMTechnology for third year running.

01
Jan
2017
  • We retained our position in Spear’s 500 list of top firms for private clients for the second year running.

01
Jan
2017
  • Adam Phones celebrates its thirtieth birthday.

01
Jan
2018
  • Adam Phones awarded Vodafone’s Independent Service Provider of the Year 2018.

02
Jan
2018
  • Adam Phones collects its fourth and fifth awards from HFMTechnology, ‘Best Call Recording Solution’ and ‘Best Mobile Communications Provider for 2018.

03
Jan
2018
  • Adam Phones is acquired by UK based Radius Payment Solutions, a group employing 1,500 people, with a turnover of £2.5 billion in 2019.

04
Jan
2018
  • For the third year running Adam Phones retains its position in the Spear’s 500 list of top firms for private clients.

05
Jan
2018
  • Adam Phones opens its new office building in Chiswick to enable continued expansion.

01
Jan
2019
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