Welcome to ACRS. Established as Associated Communications & Research Services in 1987, ACRS has been under new management and ownership since 2008 and has become a national leader in the telecommunications engineering industry. ACRS provides consulting and engineering services across the country for a variety of broadband providers including rural telephone companies, CATV operators, WISPs, electric cooperatives, municipalities and Native American tribes.

Engineering

ACRS’ provides licensed professional engineering services for all facets of broadband and telecommunications including Fiber-to-the-Home networks, fixed and mobile wireless, VoIP, softswitch and DWDM upgrades.

Regulatory

ACRS provides regulatory consulting services assisting with FCC licensing, CLEC and ETC filings and state corporation commission filings and testimony.

Financial Services

ACRS is the undisputed national leader in the acquisition RUS Community Connect Grants. We have over 25 years of experience in acquiring low interest Broadband Loans and Traditional Telephone Infrastructure Loans from the Rural Utilities Services.

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What Client’s Say

“It is very unusual to see an Engineering firm that goes beyond professionalism, and reaches clients on a personal level as an equal partner and friend.  The ACRS team came through for us on some crucial deadlines, and the entire staff stayed and worked many weekends to meet the goal.  We never heard anything about incremental charges for such a huge effort.  They have demonstrated commitment to providing a quality service while paying attention to details and coordinating all aspects of our projects.” 
Mitch Johnson, Almega Cable
“ACRS is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure the project is completed not only in a professional manner but within the proposed timeline.  We would highly recommend ACRS to anyone contemplating similar endeavors.”
Edward Hilliary, Medicine Park Telephone Company
“ACRS has been successful in acquiring both USDA Rural Utilities Service loan and grant dollars on numerous occasions.  ACRS is the national leader in the acquisition of RUS Community Connect Grants.
Dustin Hillary, Wichita Online
“The decision to use ACRS as our engineering and consulting firm is one of the best that our company has made and one that we have never looked back upon.  We will continue to maintain our relationship with ACRS as a quality and reputable firm.” 
Jennifer Johnson, Crystal Broadband Networks

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