Jobs saved as Tyneside internet provider rescued in pre-pack sale

An innovative provider of wi-fi services to construction sites has been rescued having run into difficulties created by the collapse of high profile customers.
Trench Networks specialised in providing remote internet to sites that otherwise lacked the infrastructure but found itself facing cash flow problems when a series of regional contractors, including Tolent and Metnor Construction, went bust earlier this year. The Hebburn-based firm, which had previously operated from Cramlington, has now been sold to Northern Telecommunications, saving seven jobs in the process.
The value of the pre-pack sale is yet to be disclosed, and the move comes as founder and director Kevin Lattimer wa …