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.
ACRS provides licensed professional engineering services at competitive rates for all facets of broadband and telecommunications including Fiber-to-the-Home networks, fixed and mobile wireless, VoIP, softswitch and DWDM upgrades. We provide turnkey solutions from the initial feasibility study, to the acquisition of construction funds through low interest loans or federal grants, detailed engineering design, construction management and acceptance. ACRS consultants also provide regulatory consulting services assisting with FCC licensing, CLEC and ETC filings and state corporation commission filings and testimony. We are the undisputed national leader in the acquisition RUS Community Connect Grants obtaining more grants than any other engineering firm in the country and have over 25 years of experience in acquiring low interest Broadband Loans and Traditional Telephone Infrastructure Loans from the Rural Utilities Services.
Regardless of your needs, with ACRS you have the security of knowing your project is managed by experienced professionals with your long term success in mind.