• About AWS Communications

Our Mission

To bring people together through better communications platforms

In order to enhance human relationships and business productivity

Our goal is to create a technology partnership with our clients to meet any communication challenge.  Our commitment to excellence comes from decades of experience in emerging communications technologies. Whether your project requires the Latest in Wireless telecommunications, indoor DAS, fiber optics, or data networking expertise; our certified engineers follow the highest industry standards in design and execution.

Our Strategy

AWS works with project stakeholders in all stages of concept and design to assure that the highest  communication standards are implemented and project goals are met.  We work with our clients so they are fully informed of technology capabilities and options so that cost-effective decisions can be made from both a strategic and an operational perspective.

Our Practice

AWS is an experienced integrator in both new construction and facilities communication retrofits. Our team works closely with our client’s IT staff and facilities management, construction teams, architects, consultants, and general contractors.

Our Values

Every person that crosses the path of AWS Communications is better for having had the experience.

Our Customers – Our Employees – Our Vendors – Our Communities

 Integrity – Keeping our promises; doing the right thing

Quality – Meeting or exceeding internal & external customer requirements

Safety – Sending people home to their families at the end of the day without incident

Communications Infrastructure Specialists

AWS Communications is an innovative communications technology provider offering a full suite of communications infrastructure design and installation.

Our team of Communication Professionals is your trusted partner for data, voice, and video cabling,  wireless network solutions, network engineering, network installation, and general electrical services.

Our Advanced Wireless Solutions team specializes in cellular distributed antenna systems (DAS) to improve critical in-building mobile phone communications.

AWS, Inc. is a Minority Business Enterprise, a Hispanic and Native  American Business.

About AWS

Founded in Austin Texas in 2002, AWS Inc. dba AWS Communications, also known as Advanced Wireless Solutions, is an innovative communications technology provider of a full suite of communications infrastructure, fiber and copper communication cabling for data, voice, video, and wireless solutions, network engineering, electrical services, and network installation.

AWS provides both inside and outside plant communications infrastructure installation, maintenance/upgrades, network assessments and CAD services.  Our Advanced Wireless Solutions division is one of the only firms in Texas providing engineering, construction, and support for the emerging cellular technologies in indoor and outdoor cellular DAS (distributed antenna systems) to improve and support cellular network communications in hotels, hospitals, convention centers, and educational campuses.  In addition, AWS provides wireless Broadband Internet services to Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

AWS provides fiber optic, data, and voice cabling services to a prestigious list of clients in central Texas including Austin Energy and The University of Texas at Austin, and is the cabling contractor of choice for many general contractors providing services to Central Texas governmental entities.

AWS, Inc. is MBE certified with the City of Austin as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, & Small Business Enterprise,  City Vendor Code: ADV8309626, and certified with the State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business Certification & Compliance Program,  Certification/VID Number: 1460484004200.

We are a proud member of the U.S Hispanic Contractors Association of Austin with 95% of AWS company ownership held by representatives of the Hispanic and Native American communities.

With a combined experience in the communication industry spanning decades, the AWS executive team has a broad base of experience in communication technologies and infrastructure project management. AWS, Inc. has become a successful and growing company with solid cash flow.

Founder and president, Michael Huerta, has built a solid reputation in the Austin construction community for getting things done, done right, and done on time.

AWS Core Values

What’s important at AWS?  

Somewhere along the line, we’ve become convinced that the key to creating a truly great organization is an intense focus on the values that guide its people’s actions.  These are AWS’s “Core Values and Beliefs.”  If we don’t seem to be living up to them, call us on it!

  • We respect the individual, and believe that individuals who are treated with respect and given responsibility respond by giving their best.
  • We require complete honesty and integrity in everything we do.
  • We make commitments with care, and then live up to them.
  • In all things, we do what we say we are going to do.
  • We insist on giving our best effort in everything we undertake.
  • Clarity in understanding our mission, our goals, and what we expect from each other is critical to our success.
  • We are believers in the Golden Rule.  In all our dealings we will strive to be friendly and courteous, as well as fair and compassionate.
  • We feel a sense of urgency on any matters related to our customers.
  • We own our problems and we are always responsive.
  • We are customer driven.
AWS Management

bobbymack-awscommunications“Bobby Mack” McClung
Chief Executive Officer

Bobby McClung, joined the AWS team in January 2012, assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer.   A 16 year veteran of the Internet Services and Broadband Communications industries, Bobby was a pioneer in delivering fixed wireless broadband communications technologies to rural and underserved markets.

In 1996 McClung founded Momentum Online Internet Services and served as President/CEO. Under McClung’s leadership, Momentum Online grew to become one of the largest wireless Internet providers in Texas, and among the top 20 in the country. McClung sold Momentum Online to ERF Wireless in 2007 and assumed the role of President/CEO of ERF Wireless Bundled Services, Inc. a subsidiary of ERF Wireless, Inc.

In 2004 McClung also founded Broadband Horizons. Broadband Horizons was the first provider of Broadband Over Power Line (BPL) technologies west of the Mississippi River. The company was among the first in the nation to deploy and test multiple BPL networks in community markets, leading McClung to become regarded as a driving force in Broadband Over Power Line technologies.  In 2005, McClung and his team assisted Texas Senator Troy Frasier in drafting Texas Senate Bill SB5, the benchmark legislation defining the municipal deployment of BPL technologies.  The bill was the first BPL specific legislation in the U.S., and it was used as a template for BPL legislation nationwide.  In 2006, Broadband Horizons was acquired by Gridline Communications, Inc.

Upon leaving ERF Wireless in 2010, McClung took on the role of Director of Operations for KeyOn Communications (KEYO.OB) a wireless broadband company serving 20,000 subscribers over 14 states.  McClung was in charge of oversight of  all field operations Company-wide.  After KeyOn Communications was put on the market for sale in December of 2011, McClung began working with the AWS, Inc. executive team.

Bobby McClung is Mayor Pro Tem and has served as Mayor and Councilman on the City Council for the City of Blanco, Texas since 2004.

McClung has served as the Organizational Representative for the State of Texas for WISPA (Wireless Internet Service Providers Association.

Bobby McClung, of Native American descent, is a tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.  Member  ID #1920434261.

In 1985 Bobby McClung (Robert McClung) was appointed 4 Star Admiral in the Texas Navy by Governor Mark White.

Michael Huerta
Chief Operations Officer

As founder and Chief Operating Officer of AWS, Michael Huerta holds an Electrical Engineering Technology Degree, and has demonstrated expertise in project administration, detail management, budget control, material procurement, contractor negotiations, and communication network design throughout the United States. With over 20 years experience Michael is reknowned as a leader in the Telecommunications field.

Michael holds an accredited Minority Business Advancement certification from The University of Texas at Austin, and Associates of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, from ITT in Austin, Texas.

Under Michael’s leadership, AWS  has successfully completed significant communication cabling and wireless communications infrastructure projects for The University of Texas at Austin, the City of Austin, and Austin Energy.

Prior to founding AWS, Inc., Michael Huerta was an experienced wireless integrator and project manager for enterprise communication companies such as IXC Communications and Broadwing Communications. While at Broadwing, Michael created and documented the industry’s best practices in field construction standards and in-building installation requirements and processes throughout communication networks. Michael was responsible for overseeing all project budgets and new project activity for new Broadwing Network Construction nationwide.

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