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Why Choose GenComm

In 1940, televisions were only coming into popularity, with black-and-white broadcasts on screens 10-15 inches wide, housed in large, heavy cabinets. For its part, radio was widely accepted, with 4 out of every 5 households in the United States owning a radio. Seeing a business opportunity in these two forms of home entertainment, a young […]

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Inside Sales team in front of the GenComm sign

Meet the Inside Sales Team

GenComm is excited to introduce you to our Inside Sales Team, comprised of Jennifer Luchsinger and Deirdre Vanko. This team is responsible for supporting all customers with ordering, quotes, and other customer service-related items. They are also the first line of support for our Outside Sales Team, so you may hear from them if you […]

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GenComm Completing Radicom Merger

The February, 2021 acquisition of Radicom, based in McHenry, IL, by GenComm, united two leaders in the sale and service of public safety, in-building wireless, and two-way radio systems. After nearly two years of working together, the merger of Radicom and GenComm into one company will be completed on December 31, 2022. Although the Radicom […]

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What We are Thankful for at GenComm

“What do you say?” Perhaps you have heard a parent soliciting a “Thank you!” from his or her child with this prompt—or you might recall your parents reminding you to say “Thanks!” with this question as well. From youth forward, we learn to express appreciation to others for their time, talents, or gifts. Each November […]

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Two-Way Radios Can Save Lives

Emergencies and disasters often arise without warning, both in the workplace and in communities at large. In these dangerous situations, GenComm’s communication solutions for its first responder customers are bolstered by two-way radios. Two-way radios have lengthy battery lives, which means the devices will continue working through the long hours of crisis response. They are […]

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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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