Modern Trend Electronics


Hospitality television installation and programming

Master Antenna Television (MATV) design, install, upgrade, and rewire of coaxial television systems including amplifier install and balancing

Off Air (HD Locals) system design, head-end build, equipment balancing, antenna installation

DirecTV head-end design, build, install, balancing, and programming

Cat5/Cat5e/Cat6 network cabling design, cable installation, network rack and patch panel build and install, wall plates in guest rooms, and cable certification using either a Fluke DTX-1800 or Fluke DSX-5000 certifier

Wi-Fi system design, cabling, AP installation, (switch and server installation for 3rd party companies)

One of our specialties is working in open for business properties, working with hotel staff around occupancy levels, and working in occupied guest rooms.
Some of the name properties we have worked in include Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Double Tree, Inter Continental, Westin, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, A-Loft, Hyatt Place, and many others.
Over our 20-plus years of service, we have had many contracts through partner companies that require contractors to complete their installations. We have maintained a high quality standard and have been a preferred or recommended contractor for these companies. We have been certified and trained in the following installations: Sonifi, Lodgenet, On Command video, Spectravision.
Working with those companies, we have been trained and certified with the following company’s equipment installations including but not limited to: DirecTV commercial headend design, build, and installs, DirecTV bar and public area receiver at television installs, hotel networks (now Sonifi Select) head end and programming, Enseo room units, Technicolor room units, hospitality and commercial television installation, and settings on most all major brands including LG, Samsung, Panasonic, etc.


Company History

We are a small family owned and operated low voltage specialist company. We started in 1996 and have served the hospitality industry exclusively. We can staff and install from 2 to 8 technicians depending on the scope of work on the property. Our experience has been gained through the many major hotel chains we have serviced over the years. We have completed some form of work at nearly every mid-to-large sized hotel property in the Midwest.

Company Vision

Our vision is to be the best and most reliable contractor in the low voltage industry. We want to help you provide your operation with high quality data and communications to your customers.


At MTE, we love to hear from our customers. Here are just a few:
I am an installation manager for Sonifi Solutions, formerly known as Lodgenet, and previously worked at On Command and Spectravision performing many of the same duties. Our company handles everything as it relates to coax or IP cabling from FTG delivered via DirecTV to Movies to Off-air channels to Wifi and other guest room and public area solutions for the hospitality industry and other commercial establishments. I have known and worked with Mike Staton and his team for 20+ years. That alone should speak volumes. He and his team have always done outstanding work for us and we hope to continue our relationship for many years to come.

Herb Jenssen

North Region Installation Managers, SONIFI Solutions
Mikes company was instrumental in our openings and upgrades with pay per view systems for guest rooms and overall rf plant design for public space entertainment. Mikes knowledge of installation requirements pertaining to construction and coordination are above expectations. He worked diligently with our facilities staff to provide training and construction coordination with general contractors during massive openings. Years Later we had the pleasure to use Mike again when we made the shift to high definition tv. Again Mike raised the bar. With barely any reported outages mikes team worked around the clock to get entire wings of rooms competed and tested. HD upgrade was a wonderful success. We used him on two very large projects in multiple locations and always hope to work with him in the future as well.

Greg Gogola

Corporate director of IT, Kalahari Resorts
Contact info:     870-715-2524287

Note: We are a small company, and do not have an answering service.

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