About Us

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K S Telecom, Inc. was originally founded as K S Telecommunications in 1995.  The company incorporated in 1999 and became K S Telecom, Inc.  Kent Vander Linden, President and CEO, has more than 40 years of experience in the telecommunications industry including engineering, operations, sales and management.  The company has provided voice and data cabling, along with other services, in Northern California for over 20 years.

Today, we can handle everything from 4,000 station cables and fiber backbones for a four-story county building to extending T-1, ISDN, DSL, and other circuits for companies like XO Communications.

Our primary focus has always been voice, data and fiber optic cabling, but starting in 2007 we began adding AV, CATV, and surveillance (CCTV) to our offerings. Our primary customer groups include: commercial buildings; K-12 schools; college campuses; retail stores; local, state, and federal government; professional offices; restaurants; healthcare; hotels; and industrial and distribution centers.

We also have extensive experience in the K-12 market, with infrastructure projects completed in over 500 schools throughout northern California.

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K S Telecom, Inc. has been working with E-Rate for over 15 years.  We work with Schools and Libraries who receive partial federal funding for the upgrade and modernization of the communications systems of their older facilities.  K S Telecom Inc. provides backbone cabling and voice and data drops to bring our classrooms up to current standards.  We bill the federal government for the majority of the project, while our school districts pay the balance.  We are experienced in all facets of E-Rate from quote, to funding commitments from the federal government, to project installation and finally billing.  You can count on us for your E-Rate needs.

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K S Telecom Inc. has (7) CMAS contracts covering a variety of low voltage cabling and components.  The CMAS contracting process is a convenient method of doing business for California State and Local governmental agencies.  These contracts allow agencies to purchase a variety of Information Technology and Non-Information Technology Products at prices which have been assessed to be fair, reasonable and competitive via their tie to Federal GSA (General Service Administration) contracts.  CMAS contracts comply with California procurement codes, guidelines, policies and provide for the highest level of contractual protection.  Our California Ordering Agencies can control the procurement process through the use of CMAS agreements.
Our customers will find access to our CMAS pricing for products in the telecommunications industry including cabling, components and security products.  Customers will find access to most of our Partners including Panduit, Leviton, General Cable, Superior Essex, Berk-Tek, Cable Exchange, Avigilon, Axis and many others.
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