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Radios, not Phones!

When considering safety in the workplace, GenComm proudly provides two-way radios as a superior option to cell phones. This is especially true for our customers who may have large warehouses or production facilities. For rugged work environments like a manufacturing floor, radios are more durable than cell phones. They can withstand drops, vibration, and force, […]

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PSAP Grant Program for Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Implementation

We are excited to serve our customers with the latest technology to help save lives. Next Generation 9-1-1 does just that – and your organization may be eligible for complete reimbursement. Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) is the ability to transmit, receive, process and dispatch both voice and data associated with an emergency call request. It […]

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What is a Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (POC) System?

GenComm is proud to provide Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (POC) systems for our customers. This type of system is often used by our transportation, trucking, golf course, landscaping and other business customers because it allows them to reach someone in their fleets or teams within a matter of seconds. But first, what is a POC system? […]

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Employee Spotlight: Dalton Johnson

Dalton Johnson is the Operations Manager at GenComm’s Eau Claire location. He’s been on our team since 2016 and has contributed much to our success. We are excited for him to share more about himself in this Employee Spotlight feature.   Can you tell us about some of your past experience? I have always had […]

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A Month of Appreciation: EMS, Firefighters and Police

May is the month of appreciation for many of our customers. At GenComm, we’re fortunate to serve customers in variety of different industries. This month, we’re giving extra thanks to our public servants in EMS, Fire and Police. May 4 is International Firefighters’ Day where the world honors past firefighters who have died while serving […]

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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

In 1994, President Bill Clinton declared the second week of April to be commemorated as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW). This celebration began in the early 80s in California, before the President adopted it through an official Presidential Proclamation. NPSTW is a time to honor and thank the telecommunications personnel across the nation that […]

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General Communications announces name change

We are excited to announce that we will be rebranding as GenComm, effective April 4, 2022. This name change is accompanied by a new logo and branding and seeks to better reflect our overall strategic vision and goals for future growth. This brand refresh follows our acquisition of Air Communications of Central Wisconsin, Inc., in […]

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Excited to Now Offer Troy Products

GenComm is known for our expertise in two-way radio communications and radio systems, but we also serve organizations with our robust vehicle upfitting department. With state-of-the-art install facilities in Madison, Milwaukee and Eau Claire, we upfit police vehicles, fire command vehicles and other public safety and municipal vehicles for organizations across the state of Wisconsin. […]

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Apartment Fires—The Importance of In-Building Wireless

When it comes to multi-family dwellings, smoke alarms aren’t enough to keep residents safe. Nearly 74% of all apartment fires are caused by cooking. This is nearly twice the number of cooking-related fires started in single-family homes. And the more tenants a building has, the more risk there is. In one study, smoke alarms were […]

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General Communications Acquires Air Communications of Central Wisconsin, Inc.

Deal Combines Wisconsin Leaders in the Sale and Service of Two-Way Radio Systems Madison, Wisconsin (January 18, 2022)— Madison, Wisconsin-based General Communications, Inc.—one of the leading providers of public safety systems, in-building wireless systems, two-way radios and vehicle upfitting in the Midwest—acquired Air Communications of Central Wisconsin, Inc. on January 14, 2022. The Wisconsin Rapids, […]

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