Frequency is more than a distributor. We provide our customers with a range of smartphone accessories and all the support to really drive sales.
Established in 2002 Frequency has achieved year on year growth and employs over 60 people, across the UK, Germany and Russia. With a multilingual and multi-cultural business we are able to trade worldwide in 14 languages, giving a local and personal service.
Number of employees:
UK, Germany, Russia, Netherlands
The Sunday Times:
• Profit Track 100
• International Track 200
Number of brands:
Meet some of our Team
- Gareth Limpenny
- Karen Powell
- John Willoughby
- Clare Slaven
- Andrew Cain
- Paul Slaven
- Sandra West
- Matt Gould
- Shafiq Hassanali
- Gregg Ambrose
- Becky Mason
- Jeff Deans
- Julia Pollington
Join the Team
Frequency Secures Premium Retail Distribution For Happy Plugs
The UK distributor continues to expand its Happy Plugs distribution drive into John Lewis, Harrods, Tekzone at Selfridges, and Liberty as it targets fashion and lifestyle retail locations Frequency, one of the UK’s best-known distributors of mobile phone accessories and audio products, has announced that… Read more »
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water
To some it might not have seemed that long ago, but to others – well they’ve been waiting for what feels like a lifetime. The wait is finally over! And we’re not talking about a new product this time. We’re talking about the new SpongeBob… Read more »
Our Story Begins...
With extensive experience in the telecoms industry Gareth Limpenny established Frequency with three colleagues. His vision was to create a company that excelled in distribution and the objective to simply deliver high quality handsets on time.
In our second year of trading Frequency achieved £9.9 million turnover, securing a deal with O2 to source handsets when no one else could. This success continued into the following year, with turnover reaching £16 million in 2004.
Frequency Launches a New Subsidiary
In 2005 Jelly Communications was born, offering connected mobile phone packages to the B2B SME market.
The Accessories Arrive
With over 15 years telecoms and mobile accessory experience John Willoughby joined the company as Sales Director and was strategic in helping to capitalise on the growing accessory market. With continued expansion we moved into new offices, doubling our premises.
We strategically focused on the expansion of the smartphone market into Europe, recruiting a dedicated multi-lingual international sales team to build pan European distribution channels.
New German and Russian Offices
To support our European expansion, in 2011 we opened offices in Germany and Russia. Meanwhile in the UK, we tripled our office space in a 18,000 square ft new building.
Sunday Times Success
Frequency were proud to be featured in both the prestigious The Sunday Times 2013 Profit Track 100 list and the International Track 200. Download Here
Our Story - In Song!
To celebrate the company's 10th anniversary, Frequency founder and Chief Executive Gareth Limpenny spent an afternoon with musical comedy act Abandoman. After taking just a few notes the band then created this song which tells the story of how Frequency got started and prospered over the past decade.
You can read more about Abandoman on their website.