Press Release: Decisive Communications Invests in EXFO Engineering Test Equipment

September 10, 2015 02:50 PM

Frederick, MD - Decisive Communications, a turn-key solution based organization that provides a full suite of services in the telecommunications industry, today announced an investment of more than $200,000 in EXFO engineering technology test equipment.

Following through on its commitment to deliver the best possible service for its clients and to expand its Engineering capabilities, Decisive Communications recently worked with EXFO to equip Decisive Communications engineers with new, top-of-the-line test and measurement equipment  for fiber and copper services. EXFO, based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, is a leading provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers.

The significant investment by Decisive Communications includes EXFO’s state-of-the-art Ethernet and Fiber testing solutions, building on the company’s already unrivaled assurance kit while making the EXFO platform the standard for its engineers. The EXFO state-of-the-art solutions are in use by Decisive Communication’s engineers on jobs from New England to Georgia.

“Our duty as an full service engineering contractor for some of the biggest Telecom and multiple-system operators (MSO) in the country is to always make sure our team members have the best and most advanced engineering training and along with that the best test and troubleshooting equipment for fiber and copper applications at their disposal, Our customers want and demand it” said Scott Shelley Corporate Vice President of Engineering of Decisive Communications. “We’re excited to have worked with EXFO to ensure our engineers have the most advanced and cutting-edge equipment to provide an unmatched level of service our customers have come to expect from Decisive Communications.”

Decisive Communications provides a variety of services to multiple-system operators (MSO) clients like Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Metrocast and Cox Communications, along with government clients like the State of Maryland and Telecom companies including Level 3 Communications, Lumos Networks, T-Mobile Communications, Verizon, Shentel and commercial clients like Walgreens, Amtrak and CrossCom National Retail Solutions.

Headquartered in Frederick, Md., Decisive Communications provides versatile and carefully managed workforces in the following areas: Broadband Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Support Services, Construction Services, Engineering & Construction Management, Fiber Restoration, Technical Staffing, Specialty Services and Information Technology Development and Use, all designed to create an end-to-end experience for its clients.

EXFO enables extraordinary experiences on global networks. Our test, service assurance and network visibility solutions allow equipment manufacturers and network operators to deliver a wealth of services to consumers, while increasing network capacity and reducing operating costs. From a company executive holding a telepresence meeting with overseas staff to a runner transferring data from wearable technology, EXFO’s inherent expertise and powerful analytics render these events commonplace. Simply put, we have evolved over our 30-year history to ensure unmatched quality of service and quality of experience on next-generation fixed and mobile networks. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1600 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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