Merlin Communications, Your Approved COSTARS Supplier & Partner– Supplier Number 544642


Merlin Communications is your approved COSTARS supplier and partner. We participate on COSTARS Contracts 003 – 524 (IT Hardware and Installations Services) and COSTARS 040 – E22 – 120 (Security and Surveillance). We can provide pricing under these contracts and help you navigate the use of these contracts for your projects.

Our COSTARS Professionals

Merlin Communications Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson Business Development and Vendor Management

For More Info On Our COSTARS Program, email Ken at Or Call 1(717)859-1003 ext102.



Ken Anderson has joined our team here at Merlin Communications in August of 2021. Ken brings over 20 + years of industry experience and knowledge of the Low Voltage industry. Ken has worked as a technician completing journeyman wireman apprenticeship and telecommunications training, BICSI Technician, and business management. In his career he has worked in the field as a technician, project manager, estimator, operations manager, and department manager. He has a passion for the Low Voltage Industry, team building, and mentoring. He has mentored and lead teams in the telecommunications, surveillance, fire alarm, security, and access control portions of the industry.


Tom Reed Estimator

For More Info On Our COSTARS Program, email Tom at Or Call 1(717)859-1003 ext 118


Tom Reed has joined our team in February of 2022 estimator. Tom has been in the electrical and low voltage industry for over 25 years. Tom is a U.S. Army Veteran who also worked in Iraq and Afghanistan for various government contractors after his time in the Army. In his career he has worked as a journeyman electrician, data technician, project manager, estimator, and field superintendent. He currently holds a journeyman electrical license. He also is a current student at Penn State University studying Information Science and Technology.

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