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AXA Partners UK & Ireland is extending its presence in the consumer electronics space, via a new deal with business communications and consumer mobile phone contract specialist, A1 Comms, in partnership with SPB-owned Citymain.

 AXA Partners has been appointed to underwrite A1 Comms’ insurance policies for several brands within the company’s portfolio, including its two flagship brands Affordable Mobiles and Buymobiles.

 Over the course of the long-term partnership, AXA Partners and Citymain will provide flexible and affordable Mobile & Gadget Cover to the A1 Comms customer base.

 Speaking about the partnership, Gary Vincent, Sales Director at AXA Partners UK & Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Citymain and A1 Comms. Our business is focusing heavily on growing our presence in the consumer electronics industry, and we’ve seen ample opportunity in the market over the past year, having provided our value-added services to a number of new clients and proven our ability to deliver for customers.

 “Winning the partnership with Citymain and A1 Comms is significant, and is a testament to our capabilities, expertise and customer focus. We’re looking forward to seeing what we can achieve during this new, collaborative and exciting partnership.”

 Lorraine Higham, Managing Director, at Citymain, said: “We’re very excited to announce our new collaboration with AXA Partners that will allow us to continue to provide our long-standing client, A1 Comms, with a range of comprehensive products. As a trusted insurance partner, we are confident that together, we can deliver an outstanding level of consumer electronics protection and claims management for A1 Comms’ customers, across their many consumer brands.”

 Bobbie Bhogal, Managing Director of Digital at A1 Comms, said: “As a trusted communications provider, we strive to provide our customers with not only the best UK coverage, but also great customer service - and that includes giving them peace of mind through the protection of their smartphones and devices. Our values align very well with those of AXA Partners and Citymain, and through this new partnership, we know that we will be able to continue offering solutions-based products, coupled with excellent service.”


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