Press and awards

What the judges and journalists have to say about XLN

There are lots of reasons why more than 250,000+ small business customers have chosen to partner with XLN. We are proud to have been recognised for our winning combination of services, price and customer focus. Something reflected in the great reviews and trophies we continue to collect.

XLN Wi-Fi hits 20,000 hotspots


XLN – the UK's leading provider of phone, broadband, energy and card processing services to more than 100,000 small businesses – has announced that its Wi-Fi service has passed the new milestone of 20,000 public hotspots in the UK.

Rapid expansion of the network has continued since launch in October 2016, driven by customer demand and growing end user adoption.

From April 2017, XLN also announced support for Wi-Fi Roaming across its network. GlobalReach Technology and ...


XLN wins 2016 UK Customer Experience Award


XLN has won Silver at the 2016 UK Customer Experience Awards, adding yet another service award to its cabinet.

Renowned for its customer service, XLN won Best Customer Focus Award at the 2013 Best Business Awards and Outstanding Customer Service Initiative at the 2012 Global Business Excellence Awards.

Bigger isn’t always better

Founder and CEO Christian Nellemann started the company in 2002 to champion small businesses in the UK. He felt that all too often, micro-sized companies like ...

UK Customer Service Awards 2016

XLN’s Christian Nellemann named as Finance Monthly’s 2016 CEO Awards Winner


The Finance Monthly CEO Awards celebrate the leadership of the world’s most successful and innovative companies, handpicking CEOs who stand head and shoulders above the rest. XLN Founder and CEO Christian Nellemann is exactly that, winning a Finance Monthly 2016 CEO Award in a year which the organisers described as ‘times of difficulty’.

Leading through adversity

The global economy remains unstable, but CEOs like Christian have weathered the storm, guiding XLN through uncertain times and ...

CEO Awards 2016

XLN wins 2016 CV Magazine Achievement Award


XLN wins the 2016 CV Magazine Achievement Award for Best SME Telecommunications Specialist – UK.

Corporate Vision (CV) Magazine Awards are dedicated to shining a light on outstanding, over-achieving companies and individuals around the world. Winners are selected by votes gathered from respected industry partners and rigorous in-house research by industry insiders and corporate specialists.

For small businesses

Winning the award for Best UK SME Telecommunications Specialist recognises ...

CV magazine

English National Champions bring home gold for XLN

XLN, official sponsor of Coundon Court Girls U13 football team

Coundon Court Girls team, sponsored by XLN For Small Business, were crowned English National Champions in the All Cities Elite Shield “ACES” National Tournament, the only national football tournament to be sanctioned and supported by the FA.

The U13 team came out victorious, beating Norwich and reigning champions, AFC Manchester. It’s the fifth major victory for the team this season. XLN have sponsored the girl’s team for the past 2 seasons, and supported funding for the girls kit, equipment ...

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