PRESS RELEASE: Comms Group acquires Queensland managed service provider onPlatinum – Media Database – Get the Word Out

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Global cloud communications provider, Comms Group Limited, has acquired onGroup Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as onPlatinum.

The transformational acquisition brings the company a circa 45% increase in total group revenue, in addition to a high-quality corporate customer base and the broadening of the Comms Groups product set into the IT services market.


• onPlatinum has over 600 customers through QLD and NSW, lifting the Comms Group global customer base to more than 5,000 customers.

• Accelerates Comms Groups growth and capability in managed services and print solutions.

• Allows Comms Group to leverage its existing national data and global voice networks to take onPlatinum’s offer to broader Australian and global markets.

• Strengthens Comms Groups ability to provide a complete and integrated solution set to customers across data, voice, managed services and print requirements.

Comms Group’s CEO and Managing Director Peter McGrath said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome onPlatinum’s CEO Shannon Overs and his team to Comms Group in both QLD and NSW. We are committed to driving sustained growth within the business. The acquisition of onPlatinum allows Comms Group to further strengthen our position in the corporate mid-market by extending our product offerings and provides expansion into the strategically important QLD market.”

We are excited for our team and our business to take the next step on its journey and look forward to our continued relationship with customers.”

Commenting on the announcement, onPlatinum’s CEO Shannon Overs said: “onPlatinum is very excited to become part of this new dynamic business ICT group. We decided to join Comms Group to be part of this growth journey and bring to the group our leading IT services portfolio and relationship with many great companies. I am pleased to be continuing as the Head of onPlatinum and look forward to working closely with the Comms Group team.”

After 10 successful years, today’s announcement aligns with the onPlatinum Group’s targeted growth strategy. I am incredibly proud of the business our team has built, and our customers have been an integral part of our success.”

Headquartered on the Gold Coast Queensland and employing approximately 60 staff, onPlatinum is a quality cloud and managed services provider to the Corporate, SME, Enterprise and Government markets. onPlatinum has a strong focus on customer service and operates four key divisions: managed services, cloud, data and voice services.

OnPlatinum’s suite of IT, security, cloud and print business solutions enhances Comms Groups already expansive range of Global Voice, Data, SD-WAN and Security solutions offered by the Group brands Next Telecom,, Binary Networks and Switched On Australia.