About us:

South West Communications Group was started up in Exeter in 1983, by the company’s chief executive officer and chairman Tony Rowe OBE, as a provider of business telephone systems. Since then, the business has grown, both in size and technological expertise, to meet an ever-changing demand for more efficient, secure, scalable, cost-effective, and reliable communication solutions. swcomms now provides the latest in voice, connectivity, cloud, security and data centre solutions.


120 people are employed by swcomms to deliver and maintain our range of services to a wide variety of businesses across the city and the UK. We pride ourselves on our customer-focussed approach that has not only seen our turnover increase year on year but has also led to a high level of repeat business and customer recommendations from companies impressed by our ability to provide high quality solutions, delivered on time and within budget while always remaining at the forefront of technological innovation.


We deliver tailor-made solutions to our customers, managing the installation, testing and user training with meticulous care and providing ongoing technical support and maintenance through our service desk and network of field engineers.

We can also offer a range of competitive lease purchase and lease rental options through our in-house finance company, SWT Finance, providing businesses with the ability to use the most up-to-date technology without having to release valuable capital for purchasing it.

We have recently won the Enterprise Reseller of the Year and Best Enterprise Cloud Solution awards at the Comms National Awards. We were recognised by the Comms Business Awards where we won the Apprenticeship Scheme category and were runners-up in the Enterprise ICT and Reseller awards. At the Express & Echo DevonLive Business Awards 2018, we won the Employer of the Year and Apprentice Employer of the Year awards and were also highly commended for our customer service.



Our services:

  • Telephone systems
  • Unified communications
  • Fixed lines, SIP & mobiles
  • Cloud services
  • Data networks & Wi-Fi
  • Internet connectivity
  • Hosting services
  • Disaster recovery
  • Security




swcomms-energy launched in October 2019 and forms part of the South West Communications Group.  Offering competitive gas and electricity contracts from over 21 suppliers, swcomms-energy can find the right solution for your business goals, whether that’s concentrating on reducing the costs of your bills or pledging to be provided with 100% renewable energy.

The Commercial Director of the Group, Jon Whiley, heads up the venture which has seen customers save on average 20% against their previous gas rates and 16% against their previous electricity rates.  To date, swcomms-energy have customer contracts signed which total just shy of 10,000,000 kilowatts per annum.

Measure your carbon footprint using our calculator and see what impact you can make to your carbon footprint and your energy costs https://www.swcomms.co.uk/about-us/energy/

swcomms-energy offer a free, no obligation, quote for gas and electricity which can be tailored to meet your business needs.

In addition, any member that signs a new energy deal through swcomms-energy will receive a certificate of entitlement for two tickets for an Exeter Chiefs match at Sandy Park or £50 worth of All4One vouchers.  This certificate can be redeemed with swcomms-energy by your business, a winner of a raffle draw, a friend/family member, or whoever you wish to provide it to! 

To get started on seeing how much your business could save, please email your latest energy bills to info@swcomms-energy.co.uk with the subject “Exeter Chamber” – we look forward to hearing from you!

Contact us:

Communications House
Moor Lane

01392 369369




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