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Your network connectivity partner for any project or strategic requirement.

ATGBICS® by Approved Technology is a specialist manufacturer of compatible Network Transceivers and optical network connectivity solutions.

We specialise in compatible network transceivers

Since 2008 our experienced, partner led team has been delivering robust, fully compliant solutions across the optical technology spectrum, including legacy technology.

We provide 15,000+ compatible transceivers for over 300 supported vendors with lifetime warranty and compatibility guarantee.

All our products are manufactured using the highest quality components and strictly adhere to network equipment manufacturer specifications. Our customers benefit from risk free purchasing with our fully tested & uniquely serialised products.

In addition to the quality and reliability that our customers demand, our compatible solutions offer considerable savings when compared to OEM pricing.

We simplify your network connectivity procurement with additional products that complement our core product range, including a fibre cable solution for every optical transceiver.

Our Mission

  • To service the individual needs of our clients through flexibility, efficiency and exemplary customer service.

  • To remain faithful to our partner led ethos constantly striving for painless transacting and mutual profitability.

  • To preserve our reputation as a great company to do business with by never losing sight of our "small enough to care but big enough to deliver" structure.

Executive Leadership

Our dynamic & experienced executive leadership team boasts a collective 75+ years experience in the industry.

Karl Broderick

Managing Director

Karl is the founder and owner of ATGBICS by Approved Technology. He is an inspirational personality whose leadership & drive has steered the business in its transition to the truly global organisation it is today.

His vision to diversify into industrial grade solutions and obsolescence management has enabled the business to control its own destiny and expand into all markets and use cases for network connectivity products in every corner of the globe.

Angela Lee

Commercial Manager

Angela has worked with Karl for over 25 years and has been instrumental in driving our global business strategy and solutions-based business model. She has implemented a robust but flexible infrastructure within the business, one that has a high level of control and integrity yet retaining the agility required to accommodate the different needs of our customers. She maintains strong relationships with customers and suppliers alike.

Angela’s extensive industry knowledge, coupled with her experience in end to end supply chain and product management provide a unique skill set across all areas of the business.

Alex Hutchins

Operations & Quality Manager

Alex oversees all operational and quality control aspects of
the business including customer services, product quality, coding and labelling, inventory management and our Quality management system – ISO 9001:2015.

Alex is a stickler for detail and accuracy. He ensures this culture is embedded throughout the business. Alex and his teams consistently manifest our “small enough to care, but big enough to deliver” ethos and ensure our robust yet flexible infrastructure enables us to respond quickly to the individual needs of our clients.

Louise Spearing

Finance Manager

Louise is responsible for company financial policy, procedure & compliance with business regulations, and tax laws.

She oversees all areas of finance and administration including payroll, accounts payable and receivables, job costing, cash management, general ledger, inventory, banking and reconciliations.

Louise is results driven running tight ship whist at the same time ensuring work life balance is maintained across the finance department.

  • The primary aim of this website is to showcase our range of ATGBICS® branded products and highlight the services we offer our strategic clients.

  • Our resellers, distributors and strategic industrial partners are the lifeblood of our business. We are a partner led organisation and understand that our business succeeds when our partners succeed. Everything we do is driven by our commitment to delivering the best possible service and support across our supply chain.

    Our products are listed at our global retail price on The site is intended to service retail clients and others with low volume immediate requirements.