BearCom Acquires Two-Way Radio Dealer Independence Communications to Serve Customers in Cleveland Area

By Adding 28th Branch Office, BearCom Reaffirms Commitment to Deliver Nationwide Resources at a Local Level

July 1, 2014: Dallas, TX — BearCom, a nationwide provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions, today announced the acquisition of Independence Communications, Inc., a respected wireless solutions dealer serving customers in the Cleveland area, the state of Kentucky, and beyond.

Jerry Denham, BearCom President & CEO said, “We are delighted to welcome the Independence team to the BearCom family. Their outstanding record of successful growth is a testament to their professionalism and dedication to service. We are deeply committed to continuing to serve current customers at this same high level while adding attractive solutions that are already proven performers in other parts of the country.”

clevelandIndependence Communications was founded in 1993 and provides two-way radios and other wireless solutions to hundreds of customers in commercial enterprises as well as public safety, education and healthcare organizations. Current customers include PepsiCo, Nestle USA, the Cleveland Browns, Quicken Loans Arena, the University of Kentucky, Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Derby, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Summa Health System, and Waste Management, as well as Cleveland Police, Fire, and EMS.

“We are thrilled to join forces with BearCom to better serve our customers,” Don DiGeronimo, General Manager of Independence Communications, Inc. said. “The depth of expertise and resources that BearCom offers through partnerships with Motorola and other manufacturers is second to none. We can’t wait to introduce our customers to all of the added benefits we can now offer through BearCom. This is an exciting day for our company, and more importantly for our customers.”

Just a few of the advanced offerings that BearCom brings include full wireless communications consulting, custom systems design, analog-to-digital migration strategies (including expertise with Motorola MOTOTRBO radios and digital applications), preventive maintenance programs, a national Network Operations Center (NOC), and the largest fleet of rental radios in the industry.

About BearCom

BearCom provides a broad line of high-performance wireless communications products, services, and complete mobility solutions. Founded in 1981, BearCom is America’s only nationwide dealer and integrator of wireless communications equipment, serves customers from 28 branch offices located throughout the U.S., has several affiliated offices around the world, and employs approximately 400 people. BearCom is headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area.

About Independence Communications

Independence Communications, Inc. began operations in 1993. As a Motorola radio solutions channel partner, Independence Communications provides wireless communication systems for a variety of companies and public organizations in the Midwest. With highly experienced technicians, knowledgeable sales professionals, and an unmatched services department, as the Independence Communications team joins BearCom, they look forward to continuing their focus on delivering total customer satisfaction along with an expanded portfolio of solutions and resources.

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