OpenBand of Virginia, LLC (OpenBand) is a wholly owned subsidiary of M.C. Dean founded in 1999 by company CEO, Bill Dean, and several key colleagues. OpenBand is a licensed telecommunications carrier and a converged services provider, offering broadband communications packages throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
Product and service offerings include:
World-Class Data, Voice and Video Solutions for Enterprise and Government Customers: The OpenBand team of network engineers, software engineers, technicians and technology analysts is ready to deploy a world-class converged carrier network, while our technical staff provides professional services to small and large enterprises, local, state and federal government agencies. Coupled with the design/build expertise of M.C. Dean, OpenBand offers single source solutions for turnkey engineering and communications solutions in data, voice, video, converged networks, consulting, and Operations Support Systems
Smart Neighborhood Services for Residential Customers: OpenBand teams with land developers and builders to design and build Smart Neighborhoods. These new residential communities reside on a custom designed communications infrastructure. Every Smart Neighborhood resident enjoys a community-wide fiber optic backbone that supports:
• Fiber-to-the-home connectivity
• 100Mbps data connection
• Personal, always-on circuit
• Local Central Office (CO)
• Community Intranet
• Converged Services Platform
Over this robust network and its converged services platform,
OpenBand delivers phone, digital video programming, high-speed internet and advanced services including digital home security and web- based home automation.
In 2003 the firm entered the process and automation markets through its first business purchase of CIM Associates. Today this business unit is recognized as an expert in design, engineering, and programming for a PLC-based controllers, SCADA systems, robotics, electronic eye systems, and applications in homeland security and detention and factory automation systems.
M.C. Dean also expanded into the Georgia market in 2004 with the acquisition of The Tibs Group, an electrical, technology and power service company based out of Atlanta.
In 2005, M.C. Dean continued expansion in the south with the acquisition of Aneco, an electrical construction, communication and data services company based in Clearwater, Florida.
Today, all three business purchases are now operating as M.C. Dean.