About Electro-Tel

Communication, Security and Technology

Electro-Tel is East Central Alberta's #1 Communication Provider. We have gained considerable recognition mainly through our superior service in the past nine years that we have been operating. Electro-Tel has had and continues to have an overwhelming response to the products and services we provide.

All of our technicians have specialized skills in a certain area, but with technologies merging, cross training into other areas is essential. Customer satisfaction is the goal of all our techs.

Company History

In 1993, the company originated as two companies:

  1. Electro-Tel Electric, which was formed by Tim Forberg and offered telephone business systems sales and service, security systems, and electrical contracting.
  2. Camrose Cellular, which offered cellular phones and two way radio sales and service, which was formed by Ross Sheerschmidt.

The  two companies found it beneficial to share office personal and a common location of 1,000 square feet. Two years later the company moved and co-located with Image Office Works. In 1996 Ross and Tim merged into one company as with the growth it was easier to manage. In 1998, with need for more space, it was decided to build a building on the main highway through the city. In 1999 it was decided to sell off the electrical contracting business and concentrate on the more advanced technical side of the business. It was at this time we ventured into computer sales and service. It also worked well with the telephone business system side as a integrating move and more with computers and VOIP. With computer sales came printer sales, with printers and copiers becoming one machine in many offices we were planning to diversify into this market.