News

LAN-TEL Underway with Security, Tel/Data Projects at Amazon Facilities in Northborough and Westborough

LAN-TEL is in progress with security and tel/data system installations at the Amazon Northborough, MA distribution center and Amazon Robotics Innovation Hub in Westborough, MA. Project Manager Burt Stratton is heading the project team with … Continue reading LAN-TEL Underway with Security, Tel/Data Projects at Amazon Facilities in Northborough and Westborough

LAN-TEL Communications Completes Security Project for Western Front Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Facility in Chelsea

Norwood, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., based in Norwood, MA, has completed security system installations at the Western Front, LLC recreational retail cannabis dispensary facility located at 121 Western Avenue in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The project … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Completes Security Project for Western Front Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Facility in Chelsea

LAN-TEL Installs Thermal Imaging Cameras for Elevated Body Temperature Screening in Winthrop Public Schools

As Winthrop, Massachusetts prepared for the school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, LAN-TEL Communications was called upon to deploy FLIR stand-alone stand-alone thermal imaging cameras/scanners for all schools in the Winthrop school … Continue reading LAN-TEL Installs Thermal Imaging Cameras for Elevated Body Temperature Screening in Winthrop Public Schools

Joseph Bodio Installed into Academy of Electrical Contracting

On October 6, 2020, Joseph H. Bodio, CEO and founder of LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., headquartered in Norwood, Mass., was honored with installation into the Academy of Electrical Contracting, during NECA 2020 LIVE, the virtual convention … Continue reading Joseph Bodio Installed into Academy of Electrical Contracting

LAN-TEL Communications Completes Security Project for MA Office of Chief Medical Examiner Temporary Morgue Facility at Fitchburg State University

In May 2020, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) set up a temporary morgue at Fitchburg State University’s Landry Hall in preparation for the potential surge in COVID-19 deaths. NECA … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Completes Security Project for MA Office of Chief Medical Examiner Temporary Morgue Facility at Fitchburg State University

LAN-TEL Completes IT Network at Gates Medical Research Facility, One Kendall Square, Cambridge

LAN-TEL has completed the installation of the network infrastructure project at the 33,000 sf Bill and Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute facility at One Kendall Square. The project included installation of Panduit general premises wiring … Continue reading LAN-TEL Completes IT Network at Gates Medical Research Facility, One Kendall Square, Cambridge

Joseph Bodio, CEO of LAN-TEL Communications, Honored with 2020 NECA Coggeshall Award

Bethesda, MD and West Newton, MA – On June 29, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) announced that Joseph Bodio, CEO and Founder of LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., based in Norwood, MA, was selected as the honoree … Continue reading Joseph Bodio, CEO of LAN-TEL Communications, Honored with 2020 NECA Coggeshall Award

LAN-TEL launches newsletter, DataPoints

Welcome to the premier issue of LAN-TEL Communications newsletter, DataPoints. It is designed to inform Greater Boston and New England construction industry decision-makers, both in the public and private sector, of LAN-TEL’s ongoing leadership and … Continue reading LAN-TEL launches newsletter, DataPoints

LAN-TEL Communications Provides Critical Tel/Data Support for BCEC Field Hospital

Boston, MA – April 16, 2020 – In the emergent, fast-track conversion Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) into a temporary 1,000-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patient care, LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. has installed the facility’s … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Provides Critical Tel/Data Support for BCEC Field Hospital

LAN-TEL Supporting Public Health Initiative with EBT Screening Solutions

Responding to the emergency public safety security needs of cities and towns throughout Massachusetts during the COVID-19 pandemic, LAN-TEL Communications is the trusted, highly experienced resource for thermal imaging EBT Screening solutions designed to help … Continue reading LAN-TEL Supporting Public Health Initiative with EBT Screening Solutions

LAN-TEL Communications – MISSION CRITICAL: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

Securing a Brighter Future for Greater Boston, Today and Always   The health, safety and well-being of the LAN-TEL Communications team, our clients, and the communities in which we serve and live is our most … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications – MISSION CRITICAL: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

LAN-TEL Provides Security and IT Systems for Revolutionary’s Cannabis Facilities in Fitchburg, MA and Cambridge, MA

NECA Contractor teams with Architect: Elton and Hampton Architects, Boston, MA; GC: Valiant Construction, Beverly, MA February 14, 2020 – Norwood, MA – Security and IT requirements for cannabis cultivation, medical and retail facilities are … Continue reading LAN-TEL Provides Security and IT Systems for Revolutionary’s Cannabis Facilities in Fitchburg, MA and Cambridge, MA

LAN-TEL Communications Named Exclusive New England Provider of Pinpoint® Duress Security Systems

February 20, 2020 – NORWOOD, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, announces the introduction of the company’s newest security technology product line, PINPOINT Duress Systems, as the company continues to expand its … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Named Exclusive New England Provider of Pinpoint® Duress Security Systems

Joe Bodio Honored as a Man of the Year by Italian American Club

Joe Bodio, President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., honored as a Man of the Year by IBEW Local 103’s Italian American Club October 17th, 2019 – Dorchester, MA – Joe Bodio, President, … Continue reading Joe Bodio Honored as a Man of the Year by Italian American Club

Case Study: City of Lawrence and LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Deploy FLIR Video System for Safe City Initiative

A Safe City Solution with Instant Benefits Background Situated north of Boston, the City of Lawrence is a densely populated area of over 79,000 residents. It’s known for being a manufacturing hub, producing textiles, electronic … Continue reading Case Study: City of Lawrence and LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Deploy FLIR Video System for Safe City Initiative

LAN-TEL Audio/Visual Team at Draft Kings

The LAN-TEL A/V team was at Draft Kings completing a screen lift install. Our A/V team has worked with New England’s biggest brands, and we are proud to keep that tradition going strong for 27 … Continue reading LAN-TEL Audio/Visual Team at Draft Kings

LAN-TEL Communications awarded placement On ITC71 State Contract

June 4, 2019 – Norwood, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety/security solutions and structured cabling since 1992, announced today an awarded placement on the ITC71 state contract. The contract … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications awarded placement On ITC71 State Contract

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Continues Growth with Several Key Additions and Promotions

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety/security solutions and structured cabling, continues its growth with the promotion of Tom Horgan as Outside Supervisor and the addition of Ed Donnelly as Sales Specialist, … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Continues Growth with Several Key Additions and Promotions

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Partners with AnyVision for its Recognition Platform

Norwood, MA – May 8, 2019 – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., a leading low-voltage and security integrator based in Norwood, MA, partnered with AnyVision to give its broad-base of New England clients access to advanced facial … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Partners with AnyVision for its Recognition Platform

LAN-TEL’s MACU Team at Everett Police Headquarters

LAN-TEL’s Mobile Access Command Unit (MACU) was at Everett Police Headquarters for Public Safety Wednesdays. The MACU has been called upon by several cities for video surveillance, security, exterior shooter detection and as a public … Continue reading LAN-TEL’s MACU Team at Everett Police Headquarters

LAN-TEL’s Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) Assists at The New England Patriot’s Victory Parade

February 2, 2019 – LAN-TEL’s Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) is at the New England Patriot’s Victory Parade to assist with security. LAN-TEL’s ongoing commitment to public safety for Boston and its surrounding communities continues … Continue reading LAN-TEL’s Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) Assists at The New England Patriot’s Victory Parade

LAN-TEL Communications Underway with Integrated Video Surveillance System in City of Lawrence, Massachusetts

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., headquartered in Norwood, MA, has recently been awarded and is underway the video surveillance project in Lawrence, Massachusetts, a project designed to combat crime in the city. The project entails LAN-TEL’s installation … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Underway with Integrated Video Surveillance System in City of Lawrence, Massachusetts

LAN-TEL Communications awarded placement On ITC68 State Contract

September 6, 2018 – Norwood, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety/security solutions and structured cabling since 1992, announced today an awarded placement on the ITC68 ‘Data Cable Products and … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications awarded placement On ITC68 State Contract

LAN-TEL’s MACU Protecting the U.S. Coast Guard’s Barque Eagle

LAN-TEL’s Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) was recently in New Bedford welcoming the U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle into the State Pier.

LAN-TEL’s Mobile Command Unit is at the 2018 Boston Marathon

LAN-TEL’s Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) is at the #bostonmarathon2018 to assist with public safety. Our ongoing commitment to public safety for Boston and its surrounding communities continues as our Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) … Continue reading LAN-TEL’s Mobile Command Unit is at the 2018 Boston Marathon

LAN-TEL Communications’ Drone featured on WBZ Boston

LAN-TEL’s security team launched its Mobile Action Command Unit (MACU) on March 17th, 2018 at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade after the LAN-TEL team and the MACU had done several storm assessments with its high-powered, … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications’ Drone featured on WBZ Boston

LAN-TEL helps Dorchester Community Center

LAN-TEL Communications Installs Pro Bono Security System at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center December 12, 2017 – Norwood, MA – In response to vandalism that took place at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center (STEC) in Dorchester … Continue reading LAN-TEL helps Dorchester Community Center

LAN-TEL Braves the Beard for Veterans

LAN-TEL Communications joins First Responder No-Shave November Campaign Will Benefit Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program November 9th, 2017 -Norwood, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., the industry leader in structured … Continue reading LAN-TEL Braves the Beard for Veterans

LAN-TEL’s Security Division Grows

LAN-TEL announced today the company is the first partner with Fire Tech and Safety of New England Inc. on the East Coast to own an industrial DJI UAS 210 Drone with 2 FLIR color and … Continue reading LAN-TEL’s Security Division Grows

LAN-TEL Gives Back

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. provides cabling infrastructure for My Brother’s Keeper at its new Dartmouth Facility October 12, 2017 -Norwood, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., the industry leader in structured cabling systems, integrated security solutions and … Continue reading LAN-TEL Gives Back

Farewell Reflection

As my term serving as ASM’s president comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on the past two years as I plan for my next venture. For more years than I’d like to … Continue reading Farewell Reflection

Transitions at Associated Subcontractors of Mass.

At the end of this month, ASM will say goodbye to CEO Monica Lawton, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm. I’ve only been involved with ASM for just over 10 years myself, … Continue reading Transitions at Associated Subcontractors of Mass.

Marshfield Harbormaster Employs LAN-TEL Communications’ Security Solutions

Throughout the year, the Marshfield Harbormaster stays very busy monitoring activity on Marshfield’s coastline, which spans five miles down Massachusetts’s southeast coast.  In fact, it is the third busiest harbor in Massachusetts.  In an effort … Continue reading Marshfield Harbormaster Employs LAN-TEL Communications’ Security Solutions

The Many Hats of a Business Owner

  A successful owner of a company, especially a small to midsize business, has the responsibility of wearing several hats to ensure a happy and productive work environment. Some roles seem obvious for the head … Continue reading The Many Hats of a Business Owner

LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years in Business

NORWOOD, MA – LAN-TEL Communications, Inc., of Norwood, Mass., is among the regional leaders in the structured cabling and security systems industry.  In 2017, the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and its history reflects … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications, Inc. Celebrates 25 Years in Business

The Technology of Tomorrow is Here, and We Need to Prepare For It

There’s no denying it: technology has grown tremendously over the last few decades, and whether we’d like to admit it or not, we have grown dependent on it. It affects our daily routines, our personal … Continue reading The Technology of Tomorrow is Here, and We Need to Prepare For It

The Balance of Telecommuting

When I began my career years ago, a 9-5 job meant heading into the office in the morning, working all day with colleagues, then heading home at 5 pm. Communication was primarily through face to … Continue reading The Balance of Telecommuting

Baby Boomers, Are You Ready to Retire?

I recently met with financial planners when I was tasked with a question: What are my plans for retirement? I froze. Retirement? I was forced to admit that I hadn’t given it much thought. I … Continue reading Baby Boomers, Are You Ready to Retire?

Dealing with the “Unprecedented”

There’s a word I’ve been hearing lately that has me thinking. The word is “unprecedented.” I heard that word used last month by a TV weatherman, who waas talking about how historically dry our region … Continue reading Dealing with the “Unprecedented”

Politics, Office Style

POLITICS – when defined by most dictionaries, it is mostly associated with the governance of a country, especially the debate or conflict among parties or groups having or hoping to achieve power. This could not … Continue reading Politics, Office Style

The Benefits of Moving

Over the past few months, my life has been consumed by the daunting task of moving 33 employees and everything that goes with it to a new location just 200 feet behind our previous location. … Continue reading The Benefits of Moving

A Symbolic Tower Project Revisited

A Symbolic Tower Project Revisited By Joseph Bodio Just as this issue was going into production came the news that the massive air-rights tower project at South Station has come back to life after 10 … Continue reading A Symbolic Tower Project Revisited

The Value of Associations

As I reflect back during the 25th anniversary of LAN-TEL Communications, I remember the fear I felt as I struggled to find a job to support my very young family, and the feeling of helplessness … Continue reading The Value of Associations

A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep: Communication

The transition to January brings many things: some snow and ice on the ground, people returning to work after some well-earned time off, and, of course, New Year’s resolutions. As well we know, these resolutions … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep: Communication

The Price of Technology

First and foremost, I would like to thank the ASM community and everyone who attended the Gala event at the Museum of Science (see page 22). I would also like to thank the board and … Continue reading The Price of Technology

Taking the Reins

Taking the Reins By Joseph Bodio If you notice a new name and face on this column, it’s for good reason: I’ve just been elected president of the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts, succeeding Richard Fisher, … Continue reading Taking the Reins

ASM Announces New Officers & Board Members, Congratulations Joe Bodio!

ASM 2015 Biennial Dinner Gala & Elections On Thursday, October 29th, ASM (Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts) held its Biennial Dinner Gala and Elections at the Boston Museum of Science in an effort to celebrate and … Continue reading ASM Announces New Officers & Board Members, Congratulations Joe Bodio!

June Product of the Month: Unified Cloud Communications Solution

  By Star2Star Communications Improve employee productivity and collaboration while reducing costs with world’s most complete cloud-based unified communications solution. LAN-TEL offers cutting-edge telecommunications, security, and IT infrastructure solutions and services to ensure its customers … Continue reading June Product of the Month: Unified Cloud Communications Solution

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito Joins IBEW & LAN-TEL Communications at the Joint Apprentice Training Center

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at the JATC – Boston, MA  (LAN-TEL Apprentice Clarence Bates tells Lt. Governor Karyn Polito about his experiences at the JATC and future plans with IBEW) On June 16th, LAN-TEL President/CEO Joe … Continue reading Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito Joins IBEW & LAN-TEL Communications at the Joint Apprentice Training Center

LAN-TEL Communications Walks for a Cause at the 6th Annual My Brother’s Keeper Family Walk

2015 My Brother’s Keeper Family Walk – Easton, MA (LAN-TEL volunteers with friends and family at the 2015 MBK Family Walk) On Saturday, June 13th, LAN-TEL joined My Brother’s Keeper at its 6th Annual Family Walk! LAN-TEL’s team … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Walks for a Cause at the 6th Annual My Brother’s Keeper Family Walk

A Salute to Boston

St. Peter Academy’s “A Salute to Boston” Show – South Boston, MA On Wednesday, June 10th, St. Peter Academy celebrated its 10th anniversary by hosting a special community event, “A Salute to Boston.” As part … Continue reading A Salute to Boston

LAN-TEL Communications Presents Educational Workshop at 2015 MassNAHRO Annual Conference & Exhibition

2015 MassNAHRO Annual Conference & Exhibition- Hyannis, MA  (LAN-TEL’s John Grennon presenting at the 2015 MassNAHRO Conference) On May 17-18th, LAN-TEL attended and exhibited at the 2015 MassNAHRO (Massachusetts Chapter- National Association of Housing & Redevelopment … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Presents Educational Workshop at 2015 MassNAHRO Annual Conference & Exhibition

May Product of the Month: CommonPath Nurse Call System

By Critical Alert Systems CommonPath is the nurse call industry’s first software application programming interface (API) that allows healthcare facilities to build customized nurse call systems. LAN-TEL offers cutting-edge telecommunications, security, and IT infrastructure solutions … Continue reading May Product of the Month: CommonPath Nurse Call System

LAN-TEL Communications Welcomes Newest Employees!

LAN-TEL Communications welcomes its three newest employees in 2015! John Grennon Security Consultant John Gillis Estimator/Project Manager Mike Camara Estimator

LAN-TEL Communications Completes Telecommunications Infrastructure for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Tel/Data Project Highlights: Edward M. Kennedy Institute – Boston, MA LAN-TEL is proud to announce that it has recently completed the telecommunications infrastructure for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate facility … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Completes Telecommunications Infrastructure for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Upcoming Events

LAN-TEL will be attending and exhibiting at the following industry events! MASSbuys 2015 Exposition April 30, 2015 DCU Center 50 Foster Street Worcester, MA 01608 Be sure to check us out at booth #1126! MassNAHRO … Continue reading Upcoming Events

2015 MA Chiefs of Police Association Trade Show

2015 Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association (MCOPA) Trade Show – Marlborough, MA Thank you to the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association for organizing another successful show and a special thank you to everyone who attended … Continue reading 2015 MA Chiefs of Police Association Trade Show

LAN-TEL Communications Completes Unique Technology Infrastructure Project for Silicon Labs

Tel/Data Project Highlights: Silicon Labs – Boston, MA LAN-TEL is proud to announce that it has recently completed a unique, technology infrastructure project for Silicon Labs in Boston! Throughout the project, LAN-TEL worked directly with … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Completes Unique Technology Infrastructure Project for Silicon Labs

March Product of the Month: Patrol PC Ultra-Rugged Tablets

By Patrol PC Available on LAN-TEL’s FAC64 Mass. State Contract Secure your facility with the industry’s most responsive, reliable and advanced security solutions in the market.  LAN-TEL offers the latest in security technology and services … Continue reading March Product of the Month: Patrol PC Ultra-Rugged Tablets

February Product of the Month: Class- Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System

By Sielox Available on LAN-TEL’s FAC64 Mass. State Contract Secure your facility with the industry’s most responsive, reliable and advanced security solutions in the market.  LAN-TEL offers the latest in security technology and services to … Continue reading February Product of the Month: Class- Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System

January Product of the Month: Smart911

By Rave Mobile Safety Available on LAN-TEL’s FAC64 Mass. State Contract Kick off the 2015 New Year by securing your facility with the industry’s most responsive, reliable and advanced security solutions in the market.  LAN-TEL … Continue reading January Product of the Month: Smart911

LAN-TEL Communications & My Brother’s Keeper Deliver This Holiday Season!

LAN-TEL Delivers Thanksgiving Day Meals! LAN-TEL’s November volunteers left to right: Vickie Balaschi, Lee Ann Raposo, Justin Goodwin, Kevin Ross, Ed Joy, Matt Morley, Meghan Morley, Dan Morley, Doug Nolan & Bill Sands On Monday, November … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications & My Brother’s Keeper Deliver This Holiday Season!

LAN-TEL Communications Speaks at 2014 Secured Cities Conference in Baltimore, MD

2014 Secured Cities Conference On November 5th, LAN-TEL’s John Bartolomucci and Eric Johnson joined Shawn Romanoski of the Boston Police Dept. and Mike Driscoll of DVTEL at the 2014 Secured Cities conference where the group … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Speaks at 2014 Secured Cities Conference in Baltimore, MD

Meet LAN-TEL Communications’ Newest Team Members!

Jeff Bodio, Staff Accountant Jeffrey Bodio joined LAN-TEL’s accounting and finance team this past September as an experienced and professional Staff Accountant. Jeff is a Business Management/Accounting graduate from Curry College and is proficient in … Continue reading Meet LAN-TEL Communications’ Newest Team Members!

Case Study: Security Solutions for Yarmouth Natural Resources

“LAN-TEL has been fantastic; easy to work with and very accommodating. Their customer service and assistance with understanding our new operating system and responding to our service needs has been outstanding.” -Director Karl vonHone,Yarmouth Natural … Continue reading Case Study: Security Solutions for Yarmouth Natural Resources

LAN-TEL Communications Provides UMass ISC’s Telecom and Security Installations

UMass ISC Project LAN-TEL is providing telecommunications system and security system installations for the UMass Integrated Science Complex, as well as close to 300 of the building’s wireless access points. To meet the ISC’s dynamic … Continue reading LAN-TEL Communications Provides UMass ISC’s Telecom and Security Installations

Investing in Safe City Solutions in Baltimore and Boston

As recent events demonstrate, cities all over the country and around the world are looking to invest in technology to enhance safety and limit the possibility of crime. Enter the “Safe City” concept, an effort … Continue reading Investing in Safe City Solutions in Baltimore and Boston

Case Study: A Better Security Solution for Cunningham Park

“We’re very happy with the work LAN-TEL did installing the system. Their customer service has really made a difference to us; I know I can call them anytime and they’ll be there to assist us.” … Continue reading Case Study: A Better Security Solution for Cunningham Park

Massachusetts Task Force on School Safety and Security

In January of 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed Executive Order 548, establishing a Cross-Secretariat Task Force on School Safety and Security in Massachusetts. In an effort to enhance safety policies and procedures in schools throughout … Continue reading Massachusetts Task Force on School Safety and Security

The Sound Masking Solution For Your Office

Is your office too noisy? Need more privacy or have too many distractions? LAN-TEL has the solution for you! We have teamed with sound masking professionals, Cambridge Sound Management, and are proud to be offering … Continue reading The Sound Masking Solution For Your Office

Request Information