Category: Why Choose GenComm

Josh Knauer working on a vehicle

Employee Spotlight: Josh Knauer

Josh Knauer is the Lead Installation Technician at GenComm’s Johnsburg/McHenry, IL location. After initially leaving GenComm for an adventure in Florida, Josh was pleased to return to the company, in a new location and role. We sat down with Josh recently to hear more of his story and learn about his position and interests. Tell […]

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Customer Spotlight: Waterford Union High School

Dan Foster is the principal of the district of Waterford. He has served as principal for the last 10 years and prior to that, he was Dean and Associate Principal for 7 years. GenComm had the pleasure of working with him and Waterford Union High School when they needed to update their communication system. GenComm […]

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The Kenwood Viking VP8000 Multi-Band Radio

GenComm is proud to partner with state, county, and municipal public safety officials to provide expertise and capabilities for their mission critical communication needs. Whether it’s a public safety situation, medical need, or other emergency, we keep our customers connected to the people and the information they need to protect themselves and others. That’s why […]

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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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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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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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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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