Shields Communications was founded in 1986, incorporated in 1991, and is a women-owned small business. Privately owned and operated, Shields Communications was one of the first telecommunications contractors in Virginia to install, terminate and test fiber optic systems for local area networks. We specialize in, as well as provide, installation warranties for the following cabling services:

  • Category 5e
  • Category 6
  • Category 6a
  • Voice
  • CATV
  • Process Control Systems
  • Fiber Optics
  • Outside Plant Cabling Systems

Our customer base ranges from Fortune 500 accounts to the home office. Approximately half of our customers have a single facility, while the other half occupy multiple buildings that are often at different locations. A history of quality installation and service has prompted many customers to contract Shields Communications for all facilities on a local and national basis!

At Shields Communications, we place a strong emphasis on our employees and the products we install in order to better service our wide array of customers. All full-time technicians have been trained and certified to offer installation warranties on the best cabling systems in the industry.

Installing voice, fiber and data networks is our specialty at Shields Communications Services, Inc. We will help plan, design and complete the right systems for your cabling needs. Shields will be a valuable asset to your team.

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We Bring Quality

Shields Certifications:

  • Corning Cable Systems
  • Flextray
  • KRONE TrueNet
  • Ortronics
  • Virginia Class A Contractor (2701038405A)
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • Licensed and Insured

Shields Experience:

  • Our technicians have been with us on average of 6 years
  • All technicians are trained both in the classroom and the field
  • All technicians start off as apprentices to learn and fully understand each aspect of the job
  • Our entire staff has been certified and/or has received proficiency training on all product offerings
  • Always professional, uniformed, courteous and dedicated, we take great pride in our work!

Shields Structured Cabling Strategy

  • Meet or exceed ANSI/TIA/EIA Guidelines
  • Meet or exceed all NEC, NFPA 70 Guidelines
  • Comply with all local codes and regulations
  • Quiet, efficient installations
  • Smooth Transitions
  • Unparalleled response time
  • Top of the line products
  • CAD Drawings
  • Extended Warranties on both product and workmanship

Shields Testing

We own the best equipment available to test and troubleshoot both fiber and copper installations:
  • Corning Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
  • Corning Fiber Optic Fusion Splicer
  • Fluke DSP-4300 Digital Cable Analyzer
  • Test results can be provided on paper, PDF or CD
  • All testing will be performed to the latest revision of TIA/EIA 568B.