Data Select are one of the UK’s leading distributors of mobile phones, accessories and airtime. We are exceptional in the market, providing customers with a one-stop shop for all mobile products. Our position as the top name in Mobile Distribution was cemented when we were awarded the ‘Best Distributor 2008’at the Mobile News Awards.
Part of the Phones International Group, Data Select is owned by Peter Jones (of BBC TV’s Dragons’ Den fame). Established in 1998, Data Select has consistently grown year on year, building a business with nearly 200 employees and a turnover approaching £200 million. Our success can largely be put down to the innovation and entrepreneurial qualities of our workforce.
Data Select distributes on behalf of all major mobile manufacturers including Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung and LG and airtime for all major UK networks. Our customers range from high street specialists Phones 4 U, to retailers such as Tesco and Argos and independent mobile dealers including Cortel.
Cortel have been recognised by Data Select as a key partner through invitation to become a member of its exclusive key account scheme, the Platinum Club. Through this Cortel benefit from a virtual direct relationship with the major manufacturers and receive information on:
- Forthcoming releases in the form of specifications and accurate release dates, meaning that they have the ability to offer their customers the latest models in the market.
- Handsets samples allowing them to give live demonstrations of current/future products to their customers.
- Product support in the form of software upgrades and troubleshooting, making their service more efficient and reliable.
In this way, Data Select work in conjunction with Cortel to provide a service package to their customers which is second to none.