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Tech Data Mobile brings Spanish manufacturer BQ to UK resellers

James Pearce
October 13, 2015

Range of smartphones and tablets from Spanish firm on sale in UK and Ireland through Basingstoke-based distributor

Tech Data Mobile has been appointed as a distributor for Spanish smartphone-maker BQ, bringing its range of smartphones and tablets to the UK and Irish market.

The Basingstoke firm will open BQ’s products up to UK resellers as part of the distribution agreement,

BQ first launched in the UK earlier this year when it launched Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, the world’s first smartphone to use the Ubuntu operating system.

Tech Data Mobile MD Matt Child claimed the arrival of BQ in the UK is a significant development for resellers.

“BQ is an incredible success story and a real pioneer in the Spanish and European markets,” he added. “Its smartphones and tablets offer high performance, excellent features and amazing affordability. We believe they will be an instant hit in the UK and we look forward to working with BQ to emulate the success it has seen in other markets here in the UK.”

The manufacturer is based in the Navarra district of Spain. It also sells devices in Portugal, Germany and France, plus China.

Its range of products also includes tablets, accessories and 3D printers.

BQ executive VP and GM for Europe Xavier Gastaminza, said: “BQ is driven by an ambition to make technology genuinely useful and accessible to everyone. With its extensive reach and coverage of the market, Tech Data Mobile is the perfect partner to launch BQ technology to resellers and retailers in the UK and Ireland.

“We will be working with Tech Data and supporting them in every way we can to accelerate the awareness and development of the BQ brand.”

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