1700 Peachtree Road Suite 100
Balch Springs, Texas 75180
Dear Prospective Customer,
Broadband Specialists Inc. (BSI) is a minority owned, privately held, full service Telecommunications Industry construction firm, with our corporate offices located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, the nation’s 4th largest market. Since our founding in 1992, we have provided aerial and underground cabling and technical services to telephone, cable and broadband service providers in rural and urban markets in 12 States. Operating as Locke Electronics from 1978 to 1992, we provided the same services in Indiana. Ohio, Kentucky, New York, Florida, Tennessee and Texas.
We specialize in the design, construction, splicing, activation, testing and maintenance of Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) Systems, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) construction, middle mile and long haul Fiber Optics Networks. We provide our customers quality survey, design and engineering personnel, underground plant and aerial plant cable installation crews, directional bore crews, trenching and plow crews, MDU post-wire and pre-wire crews, fiber optic and coaxial cable splicers, field technicians, sweep technicians; and a full office and field support staff.
We are skilled in the design and deployment of voice, data and video networks, specializing in the outside plant construction. We believe in the future of smart grid technology and deploy smart grid distribution automation (DA) and automated metering infrastructure (AMI). We provide consulting services such as telemedicine, distance learning, network architecture, NG911, construction, public and government relations, project management and job costing. We will offer a turnkey solution, or a-la-carte construction and technical services from the network design phase through proof of performance and system certification. We offer permitting, right of way acquisition, locating, auditing and other support related services. Some major projects over the years have included;
Creating the shortest possible time to market so our customers can start receiving return on their investment (ROI) ASAP is our goal. Delivering the best quality product and service safely to client end-users is our duty.
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We did business as Locke Electronics Company from 1978 to 1992, at which time the name was changed to Broadband Specialist. We incorporated as a State of Texas Corporation as Broadband Specialists, Inc in 1996.
Broadband Specialists Inc. has the resources to handle any projects you may need us to complete for you, from project management through complete turnkey system construction. We handle projects that are large or small. Our staff consists of experienced and professional, career technicians, project managers, supervisors and coordinators that are customer service oriented and will complete projects in a timely manner. A fully staffed professional office of experienced personnel supports our field personnel.
BSI is fully insured and bondable. After 18 years, and for 14 years before that as Locke Electronics, BSI is proud of the following track record.
In 2007, the BSI Safety Culture was recognized by Amerisure as,
"Amerisure 2007 Best in Class"
Amerisure, a major international insurer, insures similar companies on four continents. If trusted with your project, and Davis-Bacon applies, BSI warrants we will comply with the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq., and also we will always comply with the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq., regarding labor standards for federally assigned contractor agreement.
BSI warrants we will always comply with all provisions of the Equal Opportunity Employment Act, including RUS Form 270 – Equal Opportunity Addendum when providing services on Rural Utility Service projects, and will supply evidence of our commitment.
The employees at BSI have built an organization that has withstood three major industry declines since 1992, and see nothing but positive signs for the future. We anticipate more tailwinds than headwinds. The employees at BSI have shared in and implemented some very bold moves during the depth of the recent recession, and we are seeing now that those bold moves that were somewhat contrarian before are going to be playing out just right going forward.
BSI is building networks and renewable energy infrastructure that harnesses the power of technology to provide technology enriched living and learning environment for the collective good of everyone, and the ecology of our planet. If you would like additional information on how BSI or any of our affiliated companies may help you with your technology needs, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Thank you in advance for considering Broadband Specialists Inc. for your projects.
Mr. Gerry Locke – President/CEO