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K S Telecom Inc.

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.

E-RATE Projects - Click

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 voering 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-informational 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 prive 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 acces to our CMAS pricing for products in the telecommunications industry including cabling, components, and security products. Customers will have access to most of our partners including Panduit, Leviton, General Cable, Superior Essex, Ber-Tek, Cable Exchange, Avigilon, Axis, and many others.

Our contract numbers include: 

3-18-84-0070A / 4-18-51-0063A

3-18-70-2171C / 4-18-51-0063B

3-18-70-2171D / 3-18-84-0070C


Credentials &


  • C-7 license holder (#790922)
  • C-10 license holder
  • California Multiple Awards Schedule (CMAS) vendor
  • California Certified Small Business #14647
  • (3) BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designers (RCDD)
  • (2) BICSI Technicians
  • (5) BICSI Installers
  • Panduit Certified Installer (PCI)
  • Leviton Authorized Installer (LAI)
  • Belden
  • Avigilon Certified Installer
  • Electronic Engineer (BSEL)
  • Certified Reseller in California
  • E-Rate Eligible SPIN #143011131
  • Member of the Western Electrical Contractor’s Association
  • Listed in “Top 25 Electrical Contractors” by the Sacramento Business Journal for since 2016
  • Listed on Dunn and Bradstreet

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P.O. Box 330

Penryn, CA  95663

CA Office: 916-652-4735

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