Providing In-Building Solutions Since 1976

Founded in 1976, Communications Electronics (CEI) has been serving the communications needs of our customers for over 40 years. CE is committed to providing a single source for our customers’ mission-critical communications systems, a philosophy that has led us to be consistently listed in the top five of the Baltimore Business Journal list of “Largest Telecommunications Companies”. Boasting over 90 employees, CEI is uniquely positioned to provide responsive and professional services to our customers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our corporate office is located in Timonium. Maryland. We are only a 20-minute drive from downtown Baltimore.

Communications Electronics has significant experience across a diverse range of wireless and wired communication solutions.

Our Expertise

Our expertise includes system engineering, design, project management, installation, sales and service for two-way radio, in-building wireless systems and distributed antenna systems (DAS), cellular, licensed and unlicensed wireless data networks, early warning systems, dispatch consoles, analog and IP video, and a host of related products.

Our Partners

We work with manufacturers and network operators including Motorola, Kenwood, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile, Axell, MobileAccess, SOLiD, TxRx, EMR, CSI, Zinwave, Exacom, Zetron, BridgeWave, Exalt, and Whelen. Find out more about our partners.

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CEI has enjoyed a long partnership with Motorola spanning over 20 years.  We have been awarded the prestigious Pinnacle Club Membership 5 times since 1992 and have achieved Motorola’s highest levels in sales and service as an “Elite Partner” and “Preferred Service Provider”.

Our in-building wireless experience spans single network two-way radio and mobile phone systems to multi-network (“neutral host”) systems integrated with data systems; tunnels and buildings from a few thousand square feet to millions of square feet; and geographic coverage including all of the Mid- Atlantic region.  Our in-building coverage reinforcement customers include AT&T, Verizon, the US House of Representatives, Social Security Administration and many others.

RF Experience

Our on-staff RF Engineers hold BSEE degrees and have over 30 years of experience in the mobile and two-way mobile radio wireless industry.  Their diverse experience includes: managing the engineering optimization, expansion and roll-out of AMPS, GSM, CDMA, and TDMA networks around the world; design and implementation of trunking systems, repeaters, point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless data systems, and simulcast systems; and the design and implementation in-building systems. Our installation staff is equally capable, able to perform all installation tasks required for each of our in-building installations including surveying, cable pulling, antenna mounting, commissioning, testing, and maintenance.

Contact us to discuss your in-building communication needs.