CR Network Solutions is a small family run partnership, prior to that it was a side line business to a full time job for Roger Bell one of the managing Director’s, Roger has been in the industry for over 40 years, serving as an apprentice in the then GPO before it was re-named post Office Telephones before finally becoming British Telecoms, Roger left BT and since then has worked with some of the major players in the telecom world such as Plessey, GEC, Philips, NEC and Samsung, expanding his knowledge and experience within telecommunications as well as public address systems before moving into what was then a new technology, data!!. Obtaining qualifications in this new industry while it was very new and exciting was a major step and opened up further areas to grow his knowledge and experience.

Staying in the industry for this length of time and with the wealth of knowledge gained, Roger has travelled to many parts of the world, sharing his knowledge as a technical training instructor teaching engineers and technicians from across the globe whilst continuing to expand his own knowledge and gaining certifications and qualifications.

Chris Sparkes the other business owner learnt his trade when he was 19, where he became a fully qualified CNCI installer. He then got a job working for a very large data cabling company and was doing very large data cabling projects all over the country for big corporate clients. 

Education has been an important factor all the way through our history and continues to be, ensuring that all our staff benefit from personal development and knowledge as CR Network Solutions expand our product portfolio.