Cellhire History

Established 1987. Cellhire® is the world leader in global wireless communications, providing clients with international mobile solutions and big savings over roaming coupled with superior coverage. Cellhire's distinguished list of achievements include winning the Queen's Award for International enterprise and being ISO 9001 accredited since 1993.

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Cellhire Established

In 1987 Tim Williams, Cellhire's Chairman and CEO, established Cellhire after identifying a gap in the telecoms market for travelling businesses.

1987
vodafone

Vodafone Service Provider

1992
bsi

ISO 9001 Quality Award

Cellhire has continued to attain the ISO quality standard since 1993, highlighting the businesses commitment to providing the very best service to its customers.

1993
usa

Cellhire USA opened

1996
france

Cellhire France opened

1997
o2

O2 Service Provider

1999
o2

Rentals from O2 Partner

2000
fonefix

FoneFix Established

Based in York, FoneFix offers the repair of mobile phones, car kit installations and mobile phone accessories.

2001
wcctv

WCCTV Established

Wireless CCTV developed as a result of the ability to stream live video feeds over 3G networks and Cellhire's relationships with those networks around the UK and beyond. As of 2008, WCCTV was established as a standalone limited company.

2001
investors

Investors in People Award

Since 2004 Cellhire has been Investors in People (IIP) accredited in recognition of the value the company places on its employees.

2004
japan

Cellhire Japan Opened

2005
queens award

Queen's Award for International Enterprise

In 2005 Cellhire won the Queens Award for International Enterprise as a result of its success as a specialist in the delivery of communications solutions for events around the world.

2005
china

Cellhire China Rep Office Opened

2007
iridium

Appointed an Iridium Service Provider

2008
germany

Cellhire Germany opened

2008
vismo

VISMO established

The Vismo GPS tracking software is designed to be used on smartphones and satellite phones. Vismo is available on multiple platforms including BlackBerry and iPhone, Thuraya and Iridium satellite phones.

2012
telefonica

Telef├│nica O2 partner at London Olympics

2012
simsmart

SIMsmart Prepaid launched

SIMsmart Prepaid offers prepaid mobile solutions to the consumer market and is presently available to the US and Canada.

2012
russia

Cellhire Russia opened

2012
o2-innovation

O2 Special Award for Innovation

2012
brazil

Cellhire Brazil opened

2013
hsbc

HSBC Global Connection Finalist

2014
rio

Record Achievement at Rio Olympics

2016
cellhire-30

Cellhire's 30th anniversary - 30 years of innovation

2017
switzerland

Cellhire Switzerland opened

2017