Security System

  TCS installs Security systems, including: motion detectors, heat & smoke detecotors, door contacts and temperature sensors. These are tools you can use to prevent theft, alert you to fire, or even to prevent your pipes from freezing with the crazy fluctuations in South Dakota weather.

  Security cameras are avaible for home or business applications. Cameras can be motion activated, be programed to record continuously, installed indoors or outdoors, and work in low light areas. Images from the cameras may be accessed on your home computer or remotely from any internet connected device!

Business Key System

   An office phone connects your
office better.

   By using an Office Phone System you can connect with coworkers better. No more running from office to office. With these phones, all you have to do is pick it up and dial the extension number of the person you would like to contact. Their office can be down the street or across town.

   Enhancing your Office Phones: No more taking messages for someone else. With the Office Phone System, you can transfer the call to their extension, and if they are not there, the customer can leave them a message. Can’t find someone: do an all call which will call all the phones, and you can find the person you are looking for. 

   Better for the Customer: With the Office Phone System you no longer need all those numbers to different people or offices. With one number, the customer can call in and can be transfered to the right person. It is handier for the customer to just have to know one number and not have to worry about calling the wrong number.

   Cost Wise: You no longer have to pay for all those phone lines or pay for the features on that line. With the Office Phone System, it is one line or multiple lines; it connects to one phone system.

Business & Home

Business or Home Computers
   Considering networking your home or office computer system? TCS is your "go to" company for networking! from two to twenty or more, we have the experts that will get the job done.

Online Backup
   Online Backup automatically backs up your computer information to a secure remote server, preserving your information in a time of disaster. Computer crashes, no problem. Your information is simply transferred to your new computer using Online Backup.


Password Genie
   Password Genie offers the security of having many passwords, but only needing to remember one to acces all of your accounts.

 

Other Services

Video Monitoring

TCS is experienced in selling and installing video monitoring equipment. Monitor you sites away from home on a computer, or a cell phone.
-Home applications
-Farm Applications
-Business Applications

Network Wiring

Our techs are certified in cat 5 and cat 6  cable wiring. we have the expertise and experience to make sure your network wiring is done correctly. All cables are tested to ensure they will work correctly when needed.

 

Smart Home

 

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE

   Do the words “wireless home control” and “automation” make you think of “The Jetsons,” complete with flying cars and a robot maid? Home automation has been around for years. New technology and more practical, affordable applications are now bringing the benefits of home automation to ordinary people. 

   What exactly is wireless home automation? Simply put, wireless home automation gives you automatic control of things around the home -- meaning the control of appliances through a device such as a remote control, cell phone or personal computer. Basic systems have been around for years, but have been plagued by
poor performance, high prices, complicated set-up and operation, and in many cases, the need to rewire the home. 


Today, you can purchase a wireless home automation starter kit for as low as $100 with options available to do more than just lighting control. For example, using today’s technology, you can receive a text message at work telling you that your kids have arrived home from school, turn off the downstairs TV from the upstairs bedroom, or turn up the heater on your drive home!


 

ENERGY CONSERVATION

   With gas and electric bills climbing and the impact of global warming in the minds of consumers, energy conservation is as much a benefit to the environment as it is to the pocketbook. Wireless home control and automation technologies have emerged as key enablers for today’s energy-intelligent homes.  Homeowners can monitor usage from anywhere in the world via an Internet connection, with real-time control over
their HVAC system, lights, and appliances. 

HOME SECURITY & REMOTE HOME MONITORING

   Security is top-of-mind for many homeowners. Wireless home automation solutions allow consumers to remotely monitor who is in and around their homes, whether they are down the street or thousands of miles away. 


If you are interested in exploring any of these possibilities for your home, farm, or business,
contact Trusty Mertens at TCS, or call the office at 605-869-2220.

 

Office
605-869-2220

220 S Main St.

PO Box 158
Kennebec SD 57544

Trusty Mertens
605-869-8118
Manager, Tech & Sales 

trustym@kennebectelephone.com

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TRUSTY MERTENS

Manager, Technician and Sales

In 1996, Trusty acquired his degree in Telecommunications from Mitchell Technical Institute. He worked at two other Telecom companies before returning to Kennebec and joining KTCI in June 2004.

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Computer/Network Technician

Jason graduated from MTI with a degree in Telecommunications. He has been working as a computer technician since he started in 2005 continually acquiring knowledge in his field. 

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TCS Technician

Devan started in 2016 as a part-time employee. He graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute in May 2019 and returned to KTC to work full-time.

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DENNIS STREITZ

Combination Technician

Dennis started as a combination technician in May 2019. His past experience has helped him land his current role at KTCI. 

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JAIRO RIVERA-SANCHEZ

TCS Technician

Jairo started at KTCI as a combination technician in June 2019 after acquiring his associate’s degree in Telecommunications. 

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