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1st Communications has been supplying best of breed communication solutions since 1992. Here is what a few of our more recent customers have had to say about us:


Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are currently into their 3rd year of a 3 year contract for pbx maintenance with Unify/1st Comms. 1st Comms provide support and maintenance to 68 x individual telephone systems of different vendors, ranging from BT versatility, ambassador, Panasonic, Samsung, rhapsody etc.

Over the last 2 years, 1st Comms have provided an excellent service to the Health Board, providing a prompt, efficient and friendly customer service that includes: prompt fault resolution, experienced engineering, technical support, site surveys, telephony advice aswell as price quotations and information on all telephony and pbx equipment.

In June last year, the main District General Hospital in Bangor was hit by lightening, which took out 173 system cards i.e. analogue and digital extension cards and PRI cards on our Meridian Opt 61. We also partially lost 3 other telephone systems on other sites due to lightening. (see below)

Although 1st Comms did not maintain our main Meridian pbx, we were regularly in contact with them for procuring telephony equipment and felt they would be able to help. They were able to source and supply to us some of those damaged cards at very short notice, enabling us to get our services up and running again. We also purchased replacement phones and other telephony equipment in order to resume service. 1st Comms were extremely helpful and were able to source the kit for us and deliver to site within hours/days of the incident, which was valuable and essential to allow service continuity.

1st Comms also acted promptly to bring our other 3 sites (GP Out of Hours, Mountain View (both Versatility systems) and Catherine Gladstone House (Samsung Voicemail) back up, having to totally replace the systems in 2 out of the 3 cases.

In addition to the above, we recently lost one of our Community sites (Tywyn) as a result of fire caused by an electrical surge. We had to act quick to restore telephony at the site, but the existing system (Meridian Opt 11) was destroyed. Although 1st Comms did not maintain the system at the time, due to their reliability and excellent track record, we contacted them to obtain a quote to replace the system for an IP based system. They were able to recommend an Avaya IP Office solution, including 60 extensions which suited our needs. In less than a week of first engaging with 1st Comms, they had installed, configured and commissioned a brand new IP Office telephone system to our site. The engineer was extremely confident, experienced and professional and spent a total of 3 days on site working closely with our ICT Voice and Network engineers to ensure that the system was installed on our network. On-site training was also included on a site user level and administrator level.

In our opinion, we cannot fault the service 1st Comms have provided during the duration of the contract, they conduct themselves in a professional manner and are extremely knowledgeable in Telecommunications. In all, they provide an excellent service and we hope to continue working with them in the future.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

We have now been with 1st Communications for over a year and from day one their service levels have been outstanding. The technicians have always been very helpful and prompt.

Their new telephone system replaced our antiquated one and it was the best decision we ever made. The transition was seamless and the onsite training was very comprehensive.

Strand Palace Hotel
020 7379 4737 |

When our company handed over the task of implementing a communication system with VoIP and DDI, we decided to search the internet. The 1st company we talked to was 1st Communications and they had the right solution for us at the right time.

1st Communications provided all the information we needed, providing us with a cost effective solution which met our company's requirements. The people at 1st Communications are very knowledgeable and we happened to work with some brilliant engineers who understood all our requirements and who solved all our technical issues in no time.

Thank you for your excellent and professional service.

Abbey Total Care
020 8504 4863 |

Within the past year, we have had to move our offices twice and 1st Communications have been nothing but helpful and highly efficient in both cases. We are not technically minded and we had full faith in their ability to get the job done. All the work was finished on time. Our comms cabinet is a work of art!

The after care maintenance has been superb and all the staff we had the pleasure of working with have been fantastic and immensely helpful.

We would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending 1st Communications to any firm, large or small.

0203 206 7910 |

Having approached 1st Communications about upgrading our telephone system and future support, we were impressed from the first moment with the professionalism and support we received. It seems that everyone we dealt with at the company was an expert in their field and addressed all our needs each and every time.

What most impressed us was the seemless transfer to the new phone system which was done with the minimum of downtime and without any hiccups along the way. This is a credit to the service and work done by 1st Communications and we would certainly reccommend them to any of our business partners.

Aerospares 2000
0208 424 7292 |

We would take this opportunity to thank you for the service you provided us. We, as a company were immensely satisfied with the timely and efficient way in which you completed the installation of our new telephone systems. Your engineer was extremely professional and approached the job in a logical manner with no ill effect to our organisation.

Red Recruit
01621 840 600 |

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