On June 9, the National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) and Power & Tel announced the launch of a joint initiative to offer NCTC members access to Power & Tel's extensive distribution system.
Via the benefits of this agreement, NCTC members will now have access to a wide array of products and services to assist with bottom line savings, said the partners in a press release. Power & Tel's extensive distribution system, with warehouses across the United States, provides an effective way to get the wide range of products needed to build and maintain broadband networks.
NCTC is a Kansas-based, not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming, broadband solutions and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies serving 40 million broadband and video customers throughout the U.S. and its territories. "Power & Tel has been helping NCTC members for a long time and has been a trusted partner in many ways. This new agreement further solidifies and builds upon an already outstanding relationship," commented Rob Smith, VP of Group Purchasing, NCTC.
A WBENC-certified women-owned business that has a long-standing relationship with NCTC co-op as a trusted, reliable, and prompt source, Power & Tel has access to many of OEMs, and is now the primary NCTC supplier for Times Fiber/Amphenol, National Strand, Clearfield, Preformed Line Products, Maclean Senior Industries, and Defang Technology.
Power & Tel maintains the ability to stock requested products which offers members efficiency for managing material and transactions, increasing asset visibility, and maximizing resource and facility capacity.
"Power & Tel is excited to take the next steps in serving NCTC and its members. P&T sources material from thousands of manufacturers, enabling end-to-end solutions to build and maintain networks," concluded Mike Kruszewski, EVP, Sales, and Marketing at Power & Tel.