Atlas Communications is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The company, founded in 1982, has evolved over the years from a small business selling telephone systems to become one of Northern Ireland’s most trusted telecommunications partners with offices across Belfast and Derry City.

Today Atlas is an end-to-end service company encompassing telephony, data networks, internet services and data hosting with a reputation for world-class, industry leading solutions that enables it to service some of the UK’s top Tier 1 telecoms companies.

Atlas is a trusted partner to a wide range of organisations, from two person businesses to organisations with thousands of users such as the health trusts, local authorities and global technology businesses that require highly bespoke telecommunication solutions. Atlas has supported over 30 television and film productions across the province, actively helping Northern Ireland to develop itself as a leading hub for the creative industries.

One highlight from Atlas’ rich history is its partnership with Catalyst, now in its 20th year. Catalyst, formerly known as the Northern Ireland Science Park, is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that runs an entrepreneurial eco-system that has become a key driver of the knowledge economy in Northern Ireland.

Catalyst, headquartered in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter,  has become a leader providing world-class facilities to businesses ranging from local start-ups to large international organisations. Catalyst currently operate eight buildings covering 210,000 square feet of workspace across their Belfast & Derry City campuses.

Catalyst’s entrepreneurial eco-system is powered by Atlas’ fibre network, and through the partnership over 2700 innovators and entrepreneurs are supported in running and growing their businesses every day through Atlas’ broadband and connectivity infrastructure. Innovation in Belfast really is #poweredbyatlas.

Sean Mahon, Chief Executive of Atlas Communications said 

“Atlas’ track record proves that a small local firm can compete with the telecom giants and provide a service that has a reputation for quality, trust and innovation. Our partnership with Catalyst places Atlas at the centre of innovation in Northern Ireland and we are proud to provide connectivity to support the community of local entrepreneurs building world class businesses right here in Belfast”. 

Commenting on the partnership, Catalyst Director of Real Estate & Community  Mervyn Watley said 

“Catalyst enables a connected community of like-minded innovators in an entrepreneurial eco-system that is the key driver of the knowledge economy in Northern Ireland. Our partnership with Atlas Communications over the last 20 years has ensured that our community of entrepreneurs has access to first class connectivity infrastructure, this has been core to the development of our workspace environments – ensuring our tenants have access to the best connectivity to help their companies thrive”. 

Our telecoms are 24/7 critical services and we need our suppliers to be full & proactive partners. In our many years of working with Atlas, we have found them straightforward to work with, responsive and focussed with getting the job done.

Telecoms Manager,

Northern Health & Social care Trust

A very easy company to work with. We have been working with Atlas for many years and have had nothing but confidence in their ability to deliver.


Property Services Company

Atlas is a long term, supportive & always approachable supplier to our practice and has helped us navigate changes in telecoms technology.

GP Practice Manager,

Co Antrim

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2 Heron Road


02890 786868

Northern Ireland Science Park,
Bay Road,
Derry ~ Londonderry,
BT48 7TG

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