oner Cable Equipment Inc. is one of the oldest distributors
in the telecommunications industries. Established in 1971, Toner is celebrating
their 50th anniversary in May of 2021. The company was started by
Bob Toner who had previously been the sales manager at Jerrold Electronics (now
CommScope) in the 60’s. Bob started in a very modest way in his basement and
garage with his wife Shawn and three young children.
In these 50 years there has been many changes as we have
grown into a worldwide telecommunications solutions provider. We stock
equipment for over 100 manufacturers including our own Toner line of products.
BJ Toner, Bob’s son is now president and his two sons Rob and Sean are on
In 1989 we began supplying the UK and European Cable market
with our Quadtap and now the Total Tap. In 1996 we established Toner Cable
Equipment UK Ltd. in England where we supply customers throughout Europe and
the Middle East. Our Toner Pro Sound and Video was established in 2019 to
supply and install pro sound and video systems for Schools, Board rooms,
Fitness centers, Hotels and anywhere these system may be needed.
Now in our 50th year we do a heck of a lot more
than Cable TV Equipment. We have been supplying equipment and designs for RF
over fiber distribution, Satellite antenna system, IPTV solutions, Digital TV
systems, Custom headends, systems designs and instillations by our field
Our field service team is part of our Pro Services
Department. Pro services provide Technical support, designs, installations,
consulting, TV system’s and upgrades and service contracts. Pro services is
also providing updated specifications for customers to use in their RFP’s when
hey are looking for project specifications.