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Employee Spotlight: Jen Wagner

As the Service Operations Coordinator for General Communications in Madison, Jen Wagner is a “Jack-of-all-trades.” She gained her experience in the company’s accounting department while she was in college pursuing a degree as a medical lab technician. Why did Jen switch career goals and stay on with General Communication for more than 20 years? Read […]

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Plan radio communications now for in-person events this year

In March, we marked one year since COVID-19 forced a shutdown of U.S. businesses and industry. With the vaccination rate now climbing and COVID hospitalizations declining, it appears we are turning a corner. While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) still recommends people avoid large gatherings where social distancing is not an option, there are […]

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What is In-Building Wireless? And why is it an important safety feature?

Have you ever had problems with your cell phone or radio inside a building? It is likely caused by interference and the materials around you such as Low E Glass. Now imagine that there is a fire or another emergency. Your cell phone won’t work and the firefighters who are trying to save you and […]

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Four Employees Achieve Service Awards in 2020

Sixty years of experience working for General Communications. That is the combined years of service that four employees achieved with our company in 2020. We take great pride and pleasure in recognizing team members each year at our employee appreciation dinner in December. While that event was cancelled last year because of COVID, we are […]

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General Communications Acquires Radicom

Deal Unites Midwest Leaders in the Sale and Service of Public Safety, In-Building Wireless and Two-Way Radio Systems MADISON, Wis. (February 1, 2021)—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 Radicom, Inc. on February 1, 2021. The McHenry, Illinois-based […]

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